Translation of "rock" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /rɒk/ us /rɑk/

B1 [ no plural ] the hard, natural substance that forms part of the earth’s surface

B1 a large piece of rock or stone

岩盤, 岩壁
Huge waves crashed against the rocks.

A2 [ no plural ] loud, modern music with a strong beat, often played with electric guitars and drums

a rock band
verb uk /rɒk/ us /rɑk/

to move backwards and forwards or from side to side, or to make someone or something do this

揺らす, 揺り動かす
She rocked backwards and forwards in her chair.
He gently rocked the baby to sleep.

(Translation of “rock” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)