Definition of Rocky from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a film character created and played by Sylvester Stallone. He wrote and acted in five successful films about Rocky Balboa, a boxer who overcomes difficulties to defeat strong opponents. The first, Rocky (1976), made him famous and won two Oscars. Stallone himself directed Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1981), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky V (1990) and Rocky Balboa (2006).