Definition of dadrock in English:

dadrock

Line breaks: dad|rock
Pronunciation: /ˈdadrɒk
 
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noun

[mass noun] informal
  • Rock music that appeals to an older generation, or that is heavily influenced by that of an earlier era: some reviewers deride his current style as dadrock—music that shouldn’t appeal to self-respecting teenagers
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    • They may have made some friends among the rock hierarchy, but the music press was not so flattering, dismissing their music as "dad rock".
    • Credited (and later damned) with inspiring the mid-1990s revival of guitar music - or dad rock, to detractors - he now finds himself being referenced by new bands.
    • He still found a slot for Sir Paul McCartney, and huge slabs of dad rock.

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