Definition - rock

Below is the definition for the word you requested, useful for Scrabble and other word games. To find more definitions please use the dictionary page.

rock
  1. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
  2. hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
  3. a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
  4. (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable; "he was her rock during the crisis"; "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church"--Gospel According to Matthew
  5. United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)
  6. material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
  7. move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocke

Crossword clues featuring 'rock'


Other Definitions Containing rock