Meaning of “be the new rock and roll” in the English Dictionary

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"be the new rock and roll" in British English

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be the new rock and roll

UK informal

If an activity is the new rock and roll, it has become very popular and fashionable, and people who do it are considered exciting and interesting:

Could poetry be the new rock and roll?

(Definition of “be the new rock and roll” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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