- mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable quantities in nature, as by the action of heat or water.
- a particular kind of such matter: igneous rock.
- a piece of money.
- a dollar bill.
- a diamond.
- any gem.
- crack (def. 33).
- a pellet or lump of crack.
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Idioms for rock
Origin of rock1
OTHER WORDS FROM rockrock·less, adjectiverock·like, adjective
Words nearby rock
Definition for rock (2 of 4)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to stir up; animate: We're gonna rock this joint tonight!
- to use, wear, or display in a showy, self-confident manner or to great effect: Only you could rock that hat!The game rocks some amazing new features.
Origin of rock2
synonym study for rock
OTHER WORDS FROM rockrock·a·ble, adjectiverock·ing·ly, adverbun·rocked, adjective
Definition for rock (3 of 4)
Origin of rock3
Definition for rock (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for rock
In an earlier experiment, I showed that sugar seed crystals are important for making rock candy.
She was confident, she was outspoken, she was kind of the queen of the underground New York rock music scene.Inside ‘I Am Woman’: A new biopic tells the story of Helen Reddy and her famous song|radmarya|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Those wingbeats also caused bodies of the tiny, coiled shell species and the midsize, long shell snails to rock back and forth as they swam.Sea butterflies’ shells determine how the snails swim|Maria Temming|September 8, 2020|Science News
They are very similar to the rocks that may have formed our planet billions of years ago.
This 14-inch rocking pizza cutter will give you restaurant quality cut slices.Pizza cutters that will get you the slice of your dreams|PopSci Commerce Team|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
My ball bounced back and the rock rolled just a little bit forward.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In previous decades, hip-hop was something typically preached against, much like rock & roll and heavy metal before it.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After signing on to the film, Moore enlisted the services of her 30 Rock costar Alec Baldwin to play her caring husband.
But, strange to say, Cocker never got inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Cocker, by contrast, was always a rock singer, without frills or apologies.
And there is the cave under the rock where Moses dwelt, when he fasted forty days and forty nights.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
The slow spin of our rock had now brought the Dippers into view.Industrial Revolution|Poul William Anderson
Carefully, silently, the chief crawled down from the rock, which immediately became again a small stone.Basutoland|Minnie Martin
Beside it, a tall needle of rock, serrated and sharp, shot up.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
The fence begins to melt as if in a haze and the logic of clearing this vast expanse of earth and rock escapes him.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
British Dictionary definitions for rock (1 of 3)
Word Origin for rock
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Word Origin for rock
British Dictionary definitions for rock (3 of 3)
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Idioms and Phrases with rock
In addition to the idioms beginning with rock
- rock bottom
- rocks in one's head, have
- rock the boat
- between a rock and a hard place
- on the rocks
- steady as a rock