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rocker

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɒk.ər/ us    /ˈrɑː.kɚ/

rocker noun [C] (CHAIR)

one of the two curved pieces of wood under a rocking chair that allow it to move backwards and forwards a rocking chair

rocker noun [C] (MUSIC)

a singer of rock music: an ageing rocker US a rock song or a person who likes rock music old-fashioned a young person, especially in Britain in the 1950s, who wore leather clothes, rode a motorcycle, and listened to rock and roll music
Translations of “rocker”
in Chinese (Traditional) 椅, (搖椅的)弧形彎腳, 搖椅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 椅, (摇椅的)弧形弯脚, 摇椅…
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