Definition of R & R in English:

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R & R


1 informal Rest and recreation.
Example sentences
  • TT caught up with Cindy Hicks and Aaron Howell from southern England getting some R & R at the Bay Gardens Hotel.
  • I'd come to London's Berkeley hotel for a bit of R & R.
  • He had decided to take a vacation and get some R & R at his house in Pallet Town.
2 Medicine Rescue and resuscitation.
Example sentences
  • Anyway, in order to follow my own prescription for R & R, I am in the country as I type, enjoying a relaxing day off.
  • I'd asked the doctors about it, back when it had bothered me; they'd prescribed R & R, which had done nothing.
3 (also R 'n' R) Rock and roll.
Example sentences
  • Pepper however took rock music to the next plane, drawing from R'n'R and R&B, from Dylan and the poets, from thoughts and music from India.
  • Frankly, it's not the best known or, indeed, the best musical around but the R & R rose to the challenge.

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