the new rock and roll(redirected from new rock and roll)
the new rock and roll
Something that is suddenly, and usually, temporarily, considered very cool, fashionable, trendy, or sexy. The comedian's edgy, topical humor helped make stand-up comedy become the new rock and roll in the late '80s and early '90s. With the explosion of gastropubs and boutique cafés, food is becoming the new rock and roll in many cities around the world.
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the new rock and rollsomething that is (temporarily) highly fashionable. informal
1998 Jeremy Paxman The English London, it was being confidently asserted, is the gastronomic capital of the world, food the new rock-‘n’-roll.
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