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Translation of "rock" - English-French dictionary

rock

verb /rok/
to (cause to) swing gently backwards and forwards or from side to side (se) balancer The mother rocked the cradle This cradle rocks. to swing (a baby) gently in one’s arms to comfort it or make it sleep bercer She rocked the baby to sleep in her arms. to shake or move violently ébranler The earthquake rocked the building. rocker noun one of usually two curved supports on which a cradle, rocking-chair etc rocks. bascule a rocking-chair. berceuse rocky adjective which rocks or shakes; unsteady; unsafe chancelant a rocky ride along the muddy track. rockiness noun caractère branlant rocking chair noun a chair which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. berceuse rocking horse noun a toy horse which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. cheval à bascule off one’s rocker mad; crazy cinglé She must be off her rocker to want to marry him!
(Definition of rock from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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