Meaning of rock-'n'-roll


Pronunciation: (rok'un-rōl'), [key]
— n.
  1. a style of popular music that derives in part from blues and folk music and is marked by a heavily accented beat and a simple, repetitive phrase structure.
  1. of or pertaining to this music.
  1. to dance to or play rock-'n'-roll.
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