Rocker vs Bouncer - What's the difference?

rocker | bouncer |


As nouns the difference between rocker and bouncer

is that rocker is rocker (someone passionate about rock music) while bouncer is (informal) a member of security personnel employed by bars, nightclubs, etc to maintain order and deal with patrons who cause trouble.

rocker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  • Hence, a rocking chair
  • (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
  • All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design — Bruce Jones [http://www.brucejones.com/longboar.htm]
  • Someone passionate about rock music.
  • A musician who plays rock music.
  • (informal) A rock music song.
  • * Pitchfork Media [http://pitchfork.com/features/staff-lists/7852-the-top-200-tracks-of-the-1990s-50-21/3/]
  • "Girls & Boys" is
  • One who rocks something.
  • * Fuller
  • It was I, sir, said the rocker , who had the honour, some thirty years since, to attend on your highness in your infancy.
  • (UK) A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.
  • Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, such as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
  • A rocking horse.
  • A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
  • (engineering) A rock shaft.
  • Derived terms

    * off one's rocker

    Anagrams

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    bouncer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A member of security personnel employed by bars, nightclubs, etc to maintain order and deal with patrons who cause trouble.
  • (cricket) A short-pitched ball that bounces up towards, or above the height of the batsman’s head.
  • (Internet) An account or server (as with IRC and FTP) that invisibly redirects requests to another, used for anonymity or vanity.
  • (dated) One who bounces; a large, heavy person who makes much noise in moving.
  • (slang, archaic) A boaster; a bully.
  • (Johnson)
  • (slang, archaic) A bold lie.
  • (slang, archaic) A liar.
  • (Marryat)
  • Something big; a good stout example of the kind.
  • * De Quincey
  • The stone must be a bouncer .
  • A bouncy castle.
  • A kind of seat mounted in a framework in which a baby can bounce up and down.
  • Synonyms

    * (security personnel) doorman * bumper * (IRC account) BNC