Definition of "rocker" []

  • One that rocks, as: (noun)
  • A rocking chair. (noun)
  • A rocking horse. (noun)
  • One of the two curved pieces upon which a cradle, rocking chair, or similar device rocks. (noun)
  • A cradle used for washing or panning ores. (noun)
  • Any of various devices that transmit or operate with a rocking motion (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Either of two curved supports on the legs of a chair or other article of furniture on which it may rock (noun)
  • A steel tool with a curved toothed cage, used to roughen the copper plate in engraving a mezzotint (noun)
  • An ice skate with a curved blade (noun)
  • The curve itself (noun)
  • A figure consisting of three interconnecting circles (noun)
  • A half turn in which the skater turns through 180°, so facing about while continuing to move in the same direction (noun)
  • A rock-music performer, fan, or song (noun)
  • An adherent of a youth movement rooted in the 1950s, characterized by motorcycle trappings (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "rocker" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Borba lent me an old cape that he had used to train rocker Jack White of the White Stripes for a music video."
  • "The 59-year-old rocker is no stranger to the political arena."
  • "Another Texas rocker is ready to sail on the sea of love: "If your love was a ship, I'd pull your anchor and I'd christen it.""