Originally, referred to emotionally moving rock concert attendees to states of high enthusiasm. By extension, raising any crowd who share interests -- such as music, politics, or religion -- to a state of high enthusiasm.
The warmup act was lame, but the Stones really rocked the house.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but in her speech last night, Hillary Clinton really rocked the house. -- Barack Obama

That minister really rocked the house.
by John M. Knapp, LMSW August 28, 2008
similar to "blowing it up," when someone takes a shit that is so potent, it perfumes the entire house.
Selena had to leave the party at the condo because she knew her shit would "rock the house."
by kathydumper August 25, 2009
A house (apartment, etc.), that sell rock or crack cocaine. A crack house.
If you want to cop a rock, a rock house is usually better than the street.
by Riba Tuculo December 1, 2004
It means "is awesome." A similar variant is "rock house", which means "are awesome."
Dude, did you hear that track "Ghosts N Stuff?" Deadmau5 rocks house.

After taking a hit from the bong, Rob's imagination was rocking house.
by DaveTheBraveInACave November 29, 2010
Verb for someone going at it really loudly.
Stephanie was rocking the house last night! We could hear her on the 8th floor!
by KP-ISR08 October 21, 2008