rock - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “rock” en inglés

See all translations

rocknoun

uk   /rɒk/  us   /rɑːk/

rock noun (STONE)

B1 [C or U] the dry solid part of the Earth's surface, or any large piece of this that sticks up out of the ground or the sea: Mountains and cliffs are formed from rock. The boat struck a rock outside the bay and sank. [C] a piece of rock or stone: The demonstrators were hurling rocks at the police.rocks [plural] a line of large stones sticking up from the sea: The storm forced the ship onto the rocks. [C] slang for a valuable stone used in jewellery, especially a diamond : Have you seen the size of the rock he gave her for their anniversary?
More examples

rock noun (MUSIC)

A2 [U] a type of popular music with a strong, loud beat that is usually played with electric guitars and drums: a rock group a rock star
More examples

rockverb

uk   /rɒk/  us   /rɑːk/

rock verb (MOVE)

C2 [I or T] to (cause someone or something to) move backwards and forwards or from side to side in a regular way: He picked up the baby and gently rocked her to sleep. If you rock back on that chair, you're going to break it. [T] If a person or place is rocked by something such as an explosion, the force of it makes the person or place shake: The explosion, which rocked the city, killed 300.
More examples

rock verb (SHOCK)

[T] If an event rocks a group of people or society, it causes feelings of shock: The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company.

rock verb (WEAR SUCCESSFULLY)

[T] slang to wear a particular style of clothing, etc. and look good or fashionable: There are celebrities over 40 years old who can still rock a tattoo.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of rock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de rock
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “rock” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Palabra del día

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Aprende más 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Aprende más