roller skate

noun
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of roller skate

: a shoe with a set of wheels attached for skating over a flat surface; also : a metal frame with wheels attached that can be fitted to the sole of a shoe

roller-skate

play \ˈrō-lər-ˌskāt\ intransitive verb

roller skater

noun

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First Known Use of roller skate

1860

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ROLLER SKATE Defined for Kids

roller-skate

verb

Definition of roller-skate for Students

roller-skated; roller-skating
: to ride on roller skates

roller skate

noun

Definition of roller skate for Students

: a skate that has wheels instead of a runner


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