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rock and roll (n.)

also rock 'n' roll, 1954 in reference to a specific style of popular music, from rock (v.2) + roll (v.). The verbal phrase had been an African-American vernacular euphemism for "sexual intercourse," used in popular dance music lyrics and song titles at least since the 1930s.

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Definitions of rock and roll

rock and roll (n.)
a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western;
Synonyms: rock 'n' roll / rock'n'roll / rock-and-roll / rock / rock music
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