Blue-collar town ninety minutes NW of Chicago that lost its global relevance ten years ago. Home to a mediocre liberal arts college and one aerospace engineering firm which will be in Connecticutt in five years. Everything closes at ten, and the "happening" section of town involves a truck stop and the Perkins restaurant. What a scream.
Rockford is a really fucking great place to live, alright.
by yayaya December 01, 2003
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City in NW Illinois. A former heavy manufacturing center, this gritty city is now known for high taxes, high crime, and high unemployment.
There's nothing to do in Rockford.
by beaman February 24, 2004
Craptastic city in northern Illinois. Only slightly less godawful than Freeport (only because of its size). Rockford is home to a million boarded up victorian mansions doomed to rot. It's home to a buttload of broke-ass niggas angrily wanderin' the streets. It's home to a gaggle of cantankerous crackas wearing sleaveless shirts that say "Git R Done." It's home to not one but two cruddy wal marts, each featuring an assortment of side-show freak customers that must be seen to be believed. You always get a bizarre show when you visit Rockford, but it's not necessarily a show you want to see.
Rockford. It's like Freeport but bigger, and with a bigger cracka population. Sucks mightily.

MAN 1: Git R Done!

MAN 2: Nigga what?
by Aitlan Favafa April 21, 2005
Imagine if you will, a hick community that sports three Walmarts, where the most unfortunate aspects of society are on full display, fused with a dying manufacturing city analogous to Detroit. It has the same crime and poverty problems of inner city Chicago but none of its culture or other benefits. The school system very well prepares students for a productive life of janitorial service, or prehaps entrance into the fast food industry, which is the main source of income in Rockford, other then drug dealing and prostitution. On that note, It may be speculated that there is crack in the city water supply. For entertainment, the city has seventh street which has its selection of unregulated hookers of all shapes, sizes, and std's. Athough the only other from of entertainment is watching the buildings decay as you waste your life away in a drunken bliss, because in this town, alcohol is your only friend. As for love's park, a suburb of Rockford, there is no love there, just pain and suffering.

If you enjoy crack and hookers and high taxes with little return in services, then Rockford is for you.

Rockford of Tomorrow: The largest employer, Hamilton Sundstrand, which produces aerospace products will move out, which will compound unenployment to depression era levels. Meth, which is moving eastward form the West Coast, will most likely take its place.
Rockford, the screw capital of the world.
by Caveman135 March 14, 2010
Second biggest city in Illinois. The most popular city in the Swadhay Family. The home city of the Rockford Council and Gangsta Nation of Rockford. Suburbs include Loves Park, Machesney Park, and Cherry Valley. Well known for backstabbing business men. It is now home to 3 Walmarts! Chicago ratings are going down, but thankfully Illinois has Rockford to make up for this loss. Also known as "Da Rock"
I am going to Rockford this weekend.
by Rockfordian December 11, 2006
A crap ass town in Northern Illinois that has horrible economy! Whitman Street is full of whores, gangs, pimps, and murders
Westside of Rockford, Whitman Street
by SnookiBear1988 May 03, 2011
To perform a dangerous or extreme maneuver while driving a car, usually involving a moving U-turn, particularly while in heavy traffic.

Derived from the cool 70’s television private detective show: Rockford Files, staring James Gardner. He drove a Firebird.
I missed my turn so I had to do 'a Rockford' in the middle of the street.

The traffic is stopped in this lane. Hang 'a Rockford' and go another way.
by Lee Whitfield September 20, 2007
the horrible, crime ridden town where either you are a gangster, a whore, or made fun of. this place usualy has about 1 death a day at the least, and has more marijuana then culumbia. its also the prision in which i am forced to live.
everyone in the right mind avoids Rockford
by Graciilu September 15, 2008
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