a great city in western ny that has the 2nd best economy in ny state only behind NYC. its the 3rd largest city in NY with a population of 1.1 million. rochester has somehow defeated all other struggling cities in upstate ny by not losing a significant amount of its population over the past 10 years. home of the best food and culture in the USA. known for having winning minor league teams (that actually win it all!) and outstanding pride.
the roc aka rochester is the best in upstate ny baby! buffalo and syracuse SUCK!
by ryun12345 September 04, 2008
A rotting hole in New York State on the shore of Lake Ontario. So desperate for help that they're betting all their hope on a 'fast ferry' that runs to Toronto. Only thing a fast ferry is going to do is destroy their economy faster, hah!
My god, you think Buffalo is bad? Wait till you see Rochester!
by Snickerdo August 31, 2004
a city in new york whose economy is pretty much screwed, and where nobody actually wants to go, due to its high crime rate. there is, however, a sort of charming quality about it which persuades people to stay. in the suburbs, of course, so you don't get shot.
dude#1: oh, yeah, so i've decided to leave rochester...i mean, i have to carry a gun with me everywhere i go!!!
dude#2: but...it's nice here...i don't know why...maybe it's something in the air...
dude#1:yeahhh...um, i'm still going to leave...i've been in 6 knife fights....today....
by unvrseemecrying August 26, 2006
The armpit of New York State.
No, why go to Rochester, there is nothing there and it stinks so much there it's a armpit
by ROC Hatr October 28, 2004
Ah yes! good ole Rochester! home of 10 months of winter the wegmans, worlds greatest garbage plates, the fighting bees, and pappa parkes. The rochester U bees play in the same league as TAU and DU. DUis a national powerhouse and literaly rape the bees every year. However some sutds have came out of R.U. such as pappa parkes. P.Parkes lettered in football, curling, and baseball. He was also known to have deadly accuracy when shooting his BB gun at empty milwaukees best light beer cans. He unoffically lettered in afterhour activities if you know what i mean.
Other famous alums include- Bart Starr, Mike Ditka, Elton John, and Bill Nye
DU sucks! and TAU swallows. rochester rulez!
by dipper jones March 25, 2008
A town in Upstate NY. It is a very crumby town. It is very diverse and it has a great park avenue. The girls here suck. Most of the hot ones come from suburbs like Greece, Pittsford, and East Roshester. Anyways there is a lot of violence in the cut ecspecially in the east and west side. The east side has a lot of bad latino gangs that harass people and they are known for selling drugs and stealing parts from local hondas. They usually sell them back to you painted because they are good painters. On the west side there are a lot of African American and Vietnamese gangs. The worst African Americans are located on the Dewey ave. region from what I have heard. They are known for their ruthless ways. They sell drugs but the Latino's are much more efficient. They are also known for their crappy old cars riding on 22's. Also dont get in the way of their chicken dish becuase they will defend their chicken at all costs ecspecially when they are tuning into "crunk music". The Vietnamese are located on the west side also. They sell drugs ecspecially ecstacy. That is why they have twin turbo 350z's and Infiniti's at such a young age. The white people are known for their prostitution rings. It is true the Lyell ave. region is flooded with prostitutes looking for an easy buck. Other than that it is an okay town.
Person 1: Dude what should we do for Spring Break?
Person 2. I have a buddy from Rochester he can hook us up with that pill.
Person 1: Really? Sweet! Is Rochester better that Syracuse.
Person 2: Hell yeah! They have the Rochester Rhyno's and the Buffalo Bills camp not to mention the Rochester Plate.
Person 1. Cool sounds like a plan. Let depart for Rochester in the Morning before this Vicodin kicks in.
Person 2. Dude are you alright? Dude! Dude! BILLY NO!!!
by Sahara Desert December 23, 2008
a small town in washington with tons of hickish people that all come together. full of crazy soccer moms and stoner middle schoolers.
You: Isn't Rochester where that lady kicked the coach of her kindergartners soccer team in the balls?

Me: Probably.
by jerryisallama December 25, 2014
A extremely dead city in western New York State which has fallen stoneages behind neighboring cities such as Syracuse and Buffalo. ROC is merely a skeleton of its former self. As a Rochester native, I should know.

With all of the crime and lack of anything to do meaningful there, Rochester wonders why nobody wants to live there.
by Piranha October 13, 2006

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