Rocker may refer to:
*Rocker (subculture), a British subculture based around motorcycles
*Rocker, a person who listens to or makes rock and roll or rock music
* Rocker turn, in figure skating
* Rocker, a type of furniture, such as a chair or cradle with curved pieces on the bottom, to provide a back and forth motion when pushed or pulled (see rocking chair)
* Rocker, a type of cradle used for washing sand or gravel to expose heavier metals, such as gold or silver, used in placer mining

Rocker is also the name of:
*Rudolf Rocker (1873–1958), German writer, historian and prominent figure in the international Anarchist movement
*Fermin Rocker (1907–2004), painter and illustrator
*John Rocker (born 1974), former American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
*Lee Rocker (born 1961), rockabilly double bass player who started his career with "The Stray Cats"
*Tracy Rocker (born 1966), American college football coach and former player
*Rocker, former drummer of the British indie band The Flatmates

In music:
*"The Rocker", a song by Thin Lizzy from their 1973 album "Vagabonds of the Western World"
*"The Rocker", a song by Raven from their 1994 album "Glow"
*"Rocker" (album), a 2002 album by Kraljevski Apartman
*"Rocker", a 2004 single from Alter Ego
*"Rocker" (song), by AC/DC
*"Rocker", a song from The 69 Eyes ninth studio album "Angels", as well as third single
*"Rocker", a song by Miles Davis on "Birth of the Cool" (1950)

In film:
*""The Rocker" (film)", a 2008 film starring Rainn Wilson
*""Rocker" (film)", a 1972 German film set in Hamburg by Klaus Lemke

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  • rocker — (n.) a rocking chair, 1852, American English, from ROCK (Cf. rock) (v.); earlier nurse charged with rocking a cradle (c.1400). In sense of one of the curved pieces of wood that makes a chair or cradle rock it dates from 1787. Slang off (one s)… …   Etymology dictionary

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