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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.
roller skater n.
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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
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (intr) to move on roller skates
roller skater n
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a form of skate with four wheels or rollers, for use on a sidewalk or other surface offering traction.
roll′er skat`er, n.
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|Noun||1.||roller 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
|Verb||1.||roller skate - travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles; "In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around"|
skate - move along on skates; "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
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