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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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  • The rock out of which this and all the Roman Catacombs were hewn seems as if created specially for the purpose.

    Roman Mosaics Hugh Macmillan
  • We put the ore into a clay kettle, and melt the rock out of it.

    Fil and Filippa John Stuart Thomson
  • One such hour as preceded my scaling that rock out there is a lesson for a life.

    Willing to Die Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He had found a better kind of rock out of which to make his knives.

    An American Robinson Crusoe Samuel. B. Allison
  • Raise yourself upon the trunk of the tree, and advance closer to the rock out of which it grows.

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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