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Translation of "rock" - English-German dictionary

rock

verb /rok/
to (cause to) swing gently backwards and forwards or from side to side schaukeln The mother rocked the cradle This cradle rocks. to swing (a baby) gently in one’s arms to comfort it or make it sleep wiegen She rocked the baby to sleep in her arms. to shake or move violently ins Wanken bringen The earthquake rocked the building. rocker noun one of usually two curved supports on which a cradle, rocking-chair etc rocks. die Kufe a rocking-chair. der Schaukelstuhl rocky adjective which rocks or shakes; unsteady; unsafe wackelig a rocky ride along the muddy track. rockiness noun die Wackeligkeit rocking chair noun a chair which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. der Schaukelstuhl rocking horse noun a toy horse which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. das Schaukelpferd off one’s rocker mad; crazy übergeschnappt She must be off her rocker to want to marry him!
(Definition of rock from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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