What does rocker mean?

Definitions for rocker
ˈrɒk ərrock·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rockernoun

    an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle

  2. rocker, rock 'n' roll musiciannoun

    a performer or composer or fan of rock music

  3. rockernoun

    a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles

  4. rocking chair, rockernoun

    a chair mounted on rockers

  5. rocker, cradlenoun

    a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold

  6. rockernoun

    an ice skate with a curved blade

  7. rockernoun

    a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro


  1. rockernoun

    A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.

  2. rockernoun

    Hence, a rocking chair

  3. rockernoun

    The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)

    All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design uE000195366uE001 Bruce Jones

  4. rockernoun

    Someone passionate about rock music.

  5. rockernoun

    A musician who plays rock music

  6. rockernoun

    One who rocks something.

  7. rockernoun

    A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.

  8. Etymology: From the verb to rock + -er

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rockernoun

    one who rocks; specifically, one who rocks a cradle

  2. Rockernoun

    one of the curving pieces of wood or metal on which a cradle, chair, etc., rocks

  3. Rockernoun

    any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water

  4. Rockernoun

    a play horse on rockers; a rocking-horse

  5. Rockernoun

    a chair mounted on rockers; a rocking-chair

  6. Rockernoun

    a skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle

  7. Rockernoun

    same as Rock shaft


  1. Rocker

    Rockers, leather boys or ton-up boys are members of a biker subculture that originated in the United Kingdom during the 1950s. It was mainly centred around British cafe racer motorcycles and rock and roll music. By 1965 the term greaser had also become common and, since then, the terms greaser and rocker have become synonymous within the British Isles although used differently in North America and elsewhere. Rockers were also derisively known as Coffee Bar Cowboys. Their Japanese equivalent was called the Kaminari-zoku.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Rocker

    In a dynamo the movable piece, mounted concentrically with the commutator, and carrying the rocker-arms and brush-holders. By moving it the brushes are adjusted for proper lead.

Anagrams for rocker »

  1. corker

  2. recork

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocker in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rocker in a Sentence

  1. Judge Jeanine Pirro:

    We don't know that this guy [Fox News Christmas tree arson suspect] was mentally ill, everybody wants to say, 'Oh, they're mentally ill, they're crazy.' I think they're evil … there's a big difference … There's nothing that indicates he's necessarily mentally ill. Maybe he's off his rocker – I wouldn't climb up that tree. But you know, that's just me.

  2. Aliya Robinson:

    The guy is off his rocker and they need to get him out, he cannot be racially harassing and assaulting people, spitting on people, busting down doors, breaking windows and writing ‘White lives matter’ on stuff.

  3. Deshawn Yeldell:

    Peeps stay solid and protect yourself and your family by any means necessary, there’s shady people out here and a rotten Society, this world and life we live there will always be some heartbreaking things that you will see in the future that’s going to make you lose control of your emotions and break down and cry, keep your head up and don’t go off your rocker. -MillYentei _The Gorilla Roar!

  4. Alan Rickman:

    ( Reuters) John said there would be leopards today, Teigen tweeted on Monday. But it's lepers. I uh, am not good with the Bible. Teigen posted the photos before visiting John Legend, singer John Legend, on the set of NBC's upcoming live version of the hit musical. Heading to Jesus Christ Superstar rehearsals ! Jesus flies today. I got ta see this, tweeted Teigen. The special also features rocker Alice Cooper as King Herod, Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate and Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene. Cooperrecently spoke about his inspirationfor playing Herod, which he first played in a 1996 London production of the play. He revealed that his inspiration for the role comes from Alan Rickman's portrayal of Professor Snape in Harry Potter. When I first heard about it, I thought Alan Rickman — that condescending sort of arrogant character — and I kind of fashioned what I would do after what I thought Alan Rickman would do if Alan Rickman were alive.

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