2 definitions by Lucy Potato

Top Definition
1. In popular music, a system of belief which fails to acknowledge any form of music not composed of two guitars, bass and drums.
2. In popular music, a system of belief which fails to acknowledge the supremacy of gross unit sales and radio play as the measure of musical excellence.
3. preferred meaningTerm used by some music critics to dismiss some forms of musical snobbery without acknowleging their own.
1. I used to think music ended with Nirvana until I attended rockism re-education camp.
2. Everyone would agree Justin Timberlake is a genius if it wasn't for all the rockism in this country.
3. I'm a silly little twit and I hate rockism.
by Lucy Potato May 10, 2006
adjective, generally utilized in order to mask the speaker's own inadequacy, incomprehension and failure.
That pretentious bastard! He prefers Paris to Disney World!
by Lucy Potato May 10, 2006
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