One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of speed-skating competition on roller skates.
- ‘He believes in the roller derby, the hurkey turkey, hardware stores, Hank Williams and hand me downs.’
- ‘In this film, among other things, I learned to weld, I surfed, I was in a roller derby, and performed a number with this amazing group of beautiful, sexy dancers called the Pussycat Dolls.’
- ‘The old roller derby was more like wrestling, where everything was choreographed and they weren't hurting each other.’
- ‘The remake excises most of the satirical bite of the original by removing the game - a bloodthirsty roller derby - from its all-American context.’
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