Sub-genre of popular music characterised by a regular beat and the use of melodic and harmonic strains derived largely from the blues and country music. Originally, in the 1950s, it fell into one of two categories - Rock 'N' Roll (rhythm and blues tailored for a white audience) or Rockabilly (similar but with the country/hillbilly influence to the fore.) Before long new variations of the form began to emerge and, considered as a whole, have been the dominant kind of popular music up to the present time.
If it's nu-alterna-punk-emo-indie music...why does it sound like rock?
by cactuscat September 15, 2006
1. A large stone

2. A type of music which has evolved in the last 10 years, this type of music contains depth and thought and most of all talent. Not just screaming and loud guitars with a drum beat in the background, as most people presume, yes it has instruments, which is obviously much better than some girl singing over a beat which replays over and over throughout the song. Rock music is creative, imaginative and unpredictable. Fuck pop and it's culture.
Not recommended for those who have bad taste in music.
by Rachel July 10, 2003
Crack cocaine normally smoked but can be broken down and injected. It is also sold in a rock shape form but may be flat either
i think tyrone is a rock head
by gangster garrett September 08, 2006
Rock is to rock, It means to be freaking awesome.
I freaking rock. End of story.
by Mishard December 02, 2004
We must save rock.. pleeeaaassseee! people we have to fight...we have to get up and fight and put an end to this madness! We must eliminate all the viruses eating away at my precious like a cancer, we have to act now before it's to late!!
Video Killed the Radio Star!!!
by rachel February 21, 2004
(Verb) - Aggressively punching the shit out of someone because they either answered incorrectly to something or just 'cause you'se a gangsta
"Yo, that HULK movie was hot. But, its not worth seeing again."

"I'm 'bout to rock you son"
1. a stone

2. a piece of crack cocaine that is smoked

3. AKA "rock'n'roll". It's the ultimate form of musical expression. It's roots are in American, British and Irish folk, country and western (the classic stuff - NOT that poofy crap of today), jazz, blues, bluegrass and other sources. Pioneered by Ike Turner, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, King Elvis, Bill Haley + the Comets, the Beach Boys and many more. Expanded, further defined and influenced even more by British bands like the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Kinks and German bands like Kraftwerk. Now rock music is listened to any performed by people in every nation. It's an American cultural phenominae that has shaped the world.

4. to be cool. To rule, to be bad.

5. In the U.S. Navy this word is jargon for flunking an academic test.
1. Billy threw a rock at a glass house. Next came the sound of glass shattering.

2. When the cops came in the apartment to make their dope bust Mikey put his crack pipe (with a rock in it) in the toilet bowl bottom hole. The police found it anyway and arrested Mikey.

3. Just gimme some of that rock'n'roll music. Any old way ya choose it.

4. The Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame is located in Cleveland, Ohio supposedly because the music got its name from a Cleveland slang term for sex.

5. Rise up! Gather round! Rock this place to the ground.

6. at a Rush concert someone behind me yelled, "GEDDY LEE, YEWWWW RAWHKK!". Because of the distance to the stage and the volume Geddy Lee and his Rush-mates Neil and Alex couldn't hear that, but they've been rocking for many years - they know.

7. Seaman Vincent: how did you do on the first Propulsion Engineering Basics test?

Seaman James: I aced it.

Seaman Vincent: Did you hear how Seaman Steve did? He ROCKED it!

8. that manufactured Britney/Xtina/NSYNC/teen pop garbage is NOT rock, it's a CROCK.
by I Wanna Rock! March 04, 2010
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