Definition of Rockers

1. Noun. Originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers.

Exact synonyms: Bikers
Generic synonyms: Youth Subculture
Member holonyms: Rocker

Definition of Rockers

1. Noun. (plural of rocker) ¹

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Definition of Rockers

1. rocker [n] - See also: rocker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockers

rocked along
rocker arm
rockers (current term)
rocket aircraft
rocket base
rocket belt
rocket belts
rocket car
rocket cress
rocket engine
rocket engineer
rocket festival

Literary usage of Rockers

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1. The Design of Highway Bridges of Steel, Timber and Concrete by Milo Smith Ketchum (1920)
"12 shows how the rockers are arranged at the free end of the girders. EXPANSION rockers.—The Illinois Highway Commission requires that all reinforced ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1865)
"The accompanying engraving is an illustration of Cook's evaporator of the smaller size, such aa are usually mounted with the furnace on rockers, ..."

3. A Text Book of Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards, Earl Smith Bardwell, Edwin G. Goodwin (1909)
"By the use of a spirit level, " level up" the upper ends of the rockers when ... Adjust the legs by putting shims under them, until the four rockers level ..."

4. Gold Fields of the Klondike: And the Wonders of Alaska by Ernest Ingersoll (1897)
"Ancient and modern methods as applied to the Klondike fields—How the riches are carried from mountain to gulch and plain—Pans, rockers, sluice-boxes, ..."

5. Valves and Valve Gears by Franklin De Ronde Furman (1915)
"Diagrammatic Arrangement of Ports, Valves, rockers, and Cams for Two-Stroke Diesel Engine 828. In the two-stroke engine, which is shown diagrammatically in ..."

6. Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-fields: A Thrilling Narrative of by William B. Haskell (1898)
"... Where Fire Burning is Necessary — Burning at Night — A Long Process — Sinking through the Muck — rockers — Sluices and How They are Constructed — Nature ..."

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