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English noun: rock'n'roll

1. rock'n'roll (communication) a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western

SamplesRock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll..

Synonymsrock, rock 'n' roll, rock and roll, rock music, rock-and-roll

Broader (hypernym)popular music, popular music genre

Narrower (hyponym)acid rock, art rock, heavy metal, heavy metal music, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, punk, punk rock

Part holonymbackbeat

Domain category membersbackbeat

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