roller skate


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roller skate

n.
1. A shoe or boot with a set of wheels attached to its sole for skating on hard surfaces.
2. A metal frame with a set of such wheels that is attached to the sole of a shoe.

roll′er-skate′ v.
roller skater n.

roller skate

n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a boot or shoe with four small wheels attached that enable the wearer to glide swiftly over a floor or other surface
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a device having clamps or straps for attaching such wheels to a boot or shoe
vb
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (intr) to move on roller skates
roller skater n

roll′er skate`


n.
a form of skate with four wheels or rollers, for use on a sidewalk or other surface offering traction.
[1860–65, Amer.]
roll′er-skate`, v.i.
roll′er skat`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roller skate - a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the soleroller skate - a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
roller - a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
skate - sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
Verb1.roller skate - travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles; "In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
skate - move along on skates; "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
She raced all over town on one roller skate, often cheated at `keeps,' but was such a quick shot one couldn't catch her at it.
Associate events Rashid also revealed the plans to organise several other events on the sidelines of the Oman Roller Skate Championship.
4 LEARNING how to roller skate also helps you develop new skills.
com)-- “Jersey Queens” is a short film about a group of inner city women who roller skate.
Next, Pack Rat's sharp eyes spotted a child's old roller skate.
Though no roller skates were in sight, co-star Haley Ramm remarked, "I wish I had got to roller skate in the movie.
I got fascinated and asked my dad to get me one roller skate because that's all we could afford," he said.
Available for free at the ticket booth, snack shop, rental counter and skate shop of most roller rinks, the stickers were originally placed on roller skate cases.
Following the brave little roller skate through his adventurous pursuit of his companion skate, Nate The Skate In Search Of His Mate is also the story of the wonderful friendships he makes including Barry the trash can, Hydro the fire hydrant, and an intriguing cast of many other interesting characters.
Hans Brinker, of Holland, developed the earliest in-line roller skate about 300 years ago.
The modern roller skate was dreamed up by American inventor James Plimpton back in the 1860s.