Definition of roller derby in English:

roller derby


  • A type of speed-skating competition on roller skates.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He believes in the roller derby, the hurkey turkey, hardware stores, Hank Williams and hand me downs.’