- 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 move to and fro, move backwards and forwards, move back and forth, sway, swing, ... 更多
- ▪ (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 shake, vibrate, quake, tremble
- ▪ 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 stun, shock, stagger, astound, astonish, ... 更多
- 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