Meaning of “demolition derby” in the English Dictionary


"demolition derby" in English

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demolition derbynoun [ C ]

uk /dem.əˈlɪʃ.ən ˌdɑː.bi/ us /dem.əˈlɪʃ.ən ˌdɝː.bi/

Examples from literature

  • About 1.8 billion people have watched demolition derbies in the last 25 years. 
  • In a demolition derby, the cars don’t try to be the fastest. 
  • The first demolition derby was in 1958. 

(Definition of “demolition derby” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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