punk rock


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punk rock

n.
Rock music characterized by extremely fast tempos and lyrics expressing emotional isolation and antisocial attitudes.

punk rock

n
(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

punk′ rock′


n.
rock music marked by loud music and aggressive, often abusive or violent lyrics.
[1970–75]
punk′ rock′er, n.
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Noun1.punk rock - rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienationpunk rock - rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock
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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