What does rock'n'roll mean?

Definitions for rock'n'roll
ˈrɒk ənˈroʊlrock'n'roll

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock musicnoun

    a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western

    "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."

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  1. rock'n'roll

    Rock'n'roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily derived from a combination of African-American genres such as blues, jump blues, jazz, and gospel music, together with Western swing and country music. It is characterized by a heavy and insistent beat, simple melodic lines, and lyrics often based on romantic love, rebelliousness, or youthful themes. The genre also influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language and marked the rise of teenage culture in America.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rock'n'roll in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rock'n'roll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rock'n'roll in a Sentence

  1. Phil Knight:

    Sports is like rock 'n' roll, both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.

  2. Lisa Hallett:

    Related ImageExpand / ContractFor Lisa Hallett, shown here carrying baby Heidi as her husband's casket is loaded into a hearse, the project was a way to heal. The group's first public outing came in Seattle’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, in June 2010. The course was lined with American flags, each representing one of our guys.

  3. Harold Bradley:

    I think we still play some of the licks that he and Scotty Moore and that group that kind of invented rock 'n' roll played.

  4. Cher:

    Some guy said to me: Don't you think you're too old to sing rock n' roll? I said: You'd better check with Mick Jagger.

  5. Shep Gordon:

    At the time Alice is making two albums a year and touring the rest of the time, it was a rock ‘n’ roll time, none of us thought about anything. He ends up going into an insane asylum for his drinking and then leaves New York for LA.

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