demolition derby


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demolition derby

n.
A contest in which drivers crash old cars into each other until only one is left running.

demolition derby

n
(Motor Racing) chiefly US and Canadian a competition in which contestants drive old cars into each other until there is only one car left running

dem′oli′tion der′by


n.
a contest in which drivers crash cars into each other, the winner being the last vehicle still moving.
[1950–55]
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