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Meaning of ROCKER

Pronunciation:  'râkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro
  2. [n]  an ice skate with a curved blade
  3. [n]  a trough on rockers used by gold miners to shake earth in water in order to separate the gold
  4. [n]  a chair mounted on rockers
  5. [n]  (British) a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles
  6. [n]  a performer or composer or fan of rock music
  7. [n]  an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
 

ROCKER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rock 'n' roll musician
 
 See Also: adolescent, attendant, attender, bikers, Boston rocker, chair, cockhorse, cradle, hobby, hobbyhorse, ice skate, instrumentalist, musician, platform rocker, player, rock star, rocker, rockers, rocking chair, rocking horse, round, rung, shoofly, stave, stick horse, stripling, support, teenager, tender, trough

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rock"er\, n.
1. One who rocks; specifically, one who rocks a cradle.

         It was I, sir, said the rocker, who had the honor,
         some thirty years since, to attend on your highness
         in your infancy.                      --Fuller.

2. One of the curving pieces of wood or metal on which a
   cradle, chair, etc., rocks.

3. Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, as
   a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from
   gravel, etc., by agitation in water.

4. A play horse on rockers; a rocking-horse.

5. A chair mounted on rockers; a rocking-chair.

6. A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape
   the rocker of a cradle.

7. (Mach.) Same as {Rock shaft}.

{Rocker arm} (Mach.), an arm borne by a rock shaft.



 

 

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