- 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 minutes later a second blast rocked the city the building began to rock on its foundations 同義詞
- ▪ cause great shock or distress to (someone or something), especially so as to weaken or destabilize 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) be exciting or full of social activity the new town really rocks
- ▪ be very good or pleasing this is when the job 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 the store plays a peculiar blend of 70s and 80s rock a rock concert
- ▪ rock and roll music.
- 2. a gentle movement to and fro or from side to side she placed the baby in the cot and gave it a rock