HARD-ROCK

hard rock

noun
the original form of rock-'n'-roll, basically dependent on a consistently loud and strong beat.
Compare soft rock.


Origin:
1965–70

hard rocker, noun
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hard-rock

[hahrd-rok]
adjective
(loosely) of or pertaining to igneous or metamorphic rocks, as in mining (hard-rock mining) and geology (hard-rock geology)


Origin:
1920–25

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hard rock
 
n
music a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll

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