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acid rock

n.
A style of rock music of the late 1960s having a prominent repetitive beat and lyrics that suggest psychedelic experiences.

acid rock

n
(Pop Music) a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects
[C20: from acid (sense 3), alluding to its supposed inspiration by drug-induced states of consciousness]

ac′id rock′


n.
rock music notable for electronic distortion, psychotropic allusion, and stridency of sound and lyrics.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.acid rock - a musical style that emerged in the 1960sacid rock - a musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience
rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock - a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
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