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rock star

Definitions of rock star
  1. noun
    a famous singer of rock music
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    Charles Edward Berry
    United States rock singer (born in 1931)
    William John Clifton Haley Jr.
    United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)
    George Harrison
    English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
    Charles Hardin Holley
    United States rock star (1936-1959)
    Michael Philip Jagger
    English rock star (born in 1943)
    John Lennon
    English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
    Jerry Lee Lewis
    United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Sir James Paul McCartney
    English rock star and bass guitarist and songwriter who with John Lennon wrote most of the music for the Beatles (born in 1942)
    James Douglas Morrison
    United States rock singer (1943-1971)
    Elvis Aron Presley
    United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
    Richard Starkey
    rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    type of:
    rock 'n' roll musician, rocker
    a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
    a person who sings
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