rock-a-bye

or rock·a·bye

[ rok-uh-bahy ]
/ ˈrɒk əˌbaɪ /
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interjection

(used to settle a baby or child down to sleep.)

Nearby words

  1. rock wallaby,
  2. rock wool,
  3. rock wren,
  4. rock'n'roll,
  5. rock-'n'-roll,
  6. rock-and-roll,
  7. rock-bottom,
  8. rock-bound,
  9. rock-candy,
  10. rock-eel

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Examples from the Web for rock-a-bye

  • "Rock-a-bye, Baby," sang Alfred in strident tones and he swung the child high in his arms.

    Baby Mine|Margaret Mayo