rock translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "rock" - English-French dictionary


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
She rocked the baby to sleep in her arms.
to shake or move violently
The earthquake rocked the building.
rocker noun one of usually two curved supports on which a cradle, rocking-chair etc rocks.
a rocking-chair.
rocky adjective which rocks or shakes; unsteady; unsafe
a rocky ride along the muddy track.
rockiness noun
caractère branlant
rocking chair noun a chair which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers.
rocking horse noun a toy horse which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers.
cheval à bascule
off one’s rocker mad; crazy
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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