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Rock music characterized by extremely fast tempos and lyrics expressing emotional isolation and antisocial attitudes.
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(Music, other) a fast abrasive style of rock music of the late 1970s, characterized by aggressive or offensive lyrics and performance. Sometimes shortened to: punk
punk rocker n
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rock music marked by loud music and aggressive, often abusive or violent lyrics.
punk′ rock′er, n.
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|Noun||1.||punk rock - rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock|
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