rocker
noun Date: 1760 1. a. either of two curving pieces of wood or metal on which an object (as a cradle) rocks b. any of various objects (as a rocking chair or an infant's toy having a seat placed between side pieces) that rock on rockers c. any of various objects in the form of a rocker or with parts resembling a rocker (as a skate with a curved blade) d. (1) any of the curved stripes at the lower part of a chevron worn by a noncommissioned officer above the rank of sergeant (2) the curved stripe at the upper part of a chevron worn by a chief petty officer 2. any of various devices that work with a rocking motion 3. a rock performer, song, or enthusiast

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