American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A style of dancing that incorporates shuffling steps along with arm and leg movements that simulate street fighting, usually performed to funk or hip-hop music.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mass of stone or ballast laid to form the understratum of a road.
- n. The act of one who or of that which rocks; the act of swaying backward and forward.
- n. The abrading of the surface of a copper or steel plate with a rocker, preparatory to scraping a mezzotint.
- n. The motion by which the design on a steel mill is transferred to a copper cylinder to be used in calico-printing. Compare mill, 7.
- n. An evening party in the country: so called from the practice once prevalent among the women of taking their rocks (distaffs) with them and spinning.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking.
“The most practical way to tell how well you have been using your gift to serve in your kingdom role is what I call the rocking-chair test.”
“If it's 94, 93, 94, 93 that's what we call the rocking chair.”
“Come to think of it, some epic boat-rocking is pretty much assured.”
“With his advantage of massive amounts of Republican money, Burr has been blasting Marshall for the past six weeks with an insipid TV spot featuring two "folksy" old white men sitting in rocking chairs on a front porch -- a classic of fake down home style that attempts to echo "Andy of Mayberry.”
“Older guys and women are really capable of doing things more than sitting in rocking chairs and pushing the remote control.”
“And I couldn't stop laughing when I saw Valeryan's entry the first time — I imagined Lews Therin rocking out to Journey's greatest hits, unable to keep the tears in.”
“This is a sad thing to have to say but it's time that the Clintons retired from the spotlight and parked themselves in rocking chairs on the front porch.”
“I took special pleasure in rocking in the chair the hospital had provided, singing a song of my own devising to Elijah.”
“This YouTube clip purports to be footage of Bill Gates being grilled by US government anti-trust lawyers in 1998 -- though you don't really get a clear look at his face, but that autistic rocking is pretty characteristic.”
“The DAC was rocking from the moment the fans were let in.”
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