Translation of rocker in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (under chair, cradle) balancín (masculine) to be off one's rocker [colloquial/familiar] estar* chiflado or chalado [colloquial/familiar] to go off one's rocker perder* la chaveta [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (rocking chair) mecedora (feminine)Example sentences1.3 [Cars/Automovilismo]
(rocker arm)balancín (masculine)
- As far as I know, ‘Auntie ‘did nothing all day but sit in a rocker and crochet multi-colored shawls and comforters and stuff like that.’
- Next to the photo was a smaller model of the Halston rocker, a kind of splayed chair with a narrow back that looked terribly uncomfortable.
- Pull your rocker onto the back porch, or spread your blanket on the roof, turn on the fan and enjoy the quiet.
- 2 2.1 (rock performer) rockero, (masculine, feminine); (fan) rockero, (masculine, feminine), rocanrolero, (masculine, feminine) 2.2 (song) rock (masculine)Example sentences
- The soundtrack disc includes vintage rockers by Sweet and Girlschool and new songs by Creeper, a band fronted by the one and only Dean.
- The overall pace is so even you scarcely notice when the odd rocker slips by, creating a slightly flatter feel than the songs deserve.
- The photogenic New Wave mannequins and hair metal rockers that the channel enjoyed such success with in the '80s were being replaced by grunge and alternative artists.
- He kicked the jack-of-all-trades route to the curb, got himself a band, and made a quick metamorphosis into a brash rocker.
- About the closest I could relate to it was my teenage days as a Goth rocker, when my girlfriend used to put some white face on me to take away my tan, and we wore all black.
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