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Translation of "rock" - English-Spanish dictionary

rock

verb /rok/
to (cause to) swing gently backwards and forwards or from side to side balancear, mecer The mother rocked the cradle This cradle rocks. to swing (a baby) gently in one’s arms to comfort it or make it sleep acunar, mecer She rocked the baby to sleep in her arms. to shake or move violently sacudir The earthquake rocked the building. rocker noun one of usually two curved supports on which a cradle, rocking-chair etc rocks. balancín a rocking-chair. mecedora rocky adjective ( comparative rockier, superlative rockiest) which rocks or shakes; unsteady; unsafe inestable, poco firme a rocky ride along the muddy track. rockiness noun inestabilidad rocking chair noun a chair which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. mecedora rocking horse noun a toy horse which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers. caballo de balancín off one’s rocker mad; crazy loco, que le falta un tornillo She must be off her rocker to want to marry him!
(Definition of rock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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