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rock out

verb phrase

to totally enjoy a song, esp. rock and roll


rocked out to the Beatles

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  • He had found a better kind of rock out of which to make his knives.

    An American Robinson Crusoe Samuel. B. Allison
  • We put the ore into a clay kettle, and melt the rock out of it.

    Fil and Filippa John Stuart Thomson
  • I at once put in a blast of dynamite, and lifted that rock out of the way.

    A Tramp Abroad, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • So saying, she leapt into a cleft of the rock out of reach of the crow.

  • In it there is a large cleft in the rock out of which they say the serpent comes.

    Ophiolatreia Anonymous
Slang definitions & phrases for rock out

rock out

verb phrase

To totally enjoy a rock-and-roll song: rocked out to Nirvana

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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