- move gently to and fro or from side to side；(with reference to a building or region) shake or cause to shake or vibrate, especially because of an impact, earthquake, or explosion
- rock music；rock and roll music.
verb: rock, 3rd person present: rocks, gerund or present participle: rocking, past tense: rocked, past participle: rocked
- 1. move gently to and fro or from side to side she rocked the baby in her arms the vase rocked back and forth on its base 同義詞
- ▪ (with reference to a building or region) shake or cause to shake or vibrate, especially because of an impact, earthquake, or explosion the building began to rock on its foundations another blast rocked the ship and threw him from his chair 同義詞
- ▪ cause great shock or distress to (someone or something), especially so as to weaken or destabilize them or it diplomatic upheavals that rocked the British Empire 同義詞
- 2. informal dance to or play rock music he looked a totally different man and ready to rock
- ▪ (of a place) have an atmosphere of excitement or much social activity the new town really rocks
- 3. informal wear (a garment) or affect (an attitude or style), especially in a confident or flamboyant way she was rocking a clingy little leopard-skin number
- 1. rock music a rock star
- ▪ rock and roll music.
- 2. a gentle movement to and fro or from side to side she placed the baby in the cradle and gave it a rock