rocker: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rok'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledone of the curved pieces on which a cradle or a rocking chair rocks.
  2. See
  3. a rock-'n'-roll song: She sang a ballad and followed that with two of her well-known rockers.
  4. any of various devices that operate with a rocking motion.
  5. a small steel plate with one curved and toothed edge for roughening a copperplate to make a mezzotint.
  6. cradle (def. 13).
  7. an ice skate that has a curved blade.
  8. a performer or fan of rock music.
  9. insane; crazy: You're off your rocker if you think I'm going to climb that mountain.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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