derby Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “derby” in the English Dictionary

"derby" in British English

See all translations

derbynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɑː.bi/  us   /ˈdɝː-/

derby noun [C] (SPORTING EVENT)

a ​sportsevent between ​teams in the same ​area: a local derby between Manchester United and Manchester City mainly US a ​sportsevent in which any ​competitor can take ​part: the ​annual New Hampshire ​fishing derby

derby noun [C] (HAT)

US a bowler hat

Derbynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈdɑː.bi/  us   /ˈdɝː-/
a ​type of ​horserace: the Epsom/Kentucky Derby
(Definition of derby from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"derby" in American English

See all translations

derbynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɜr·bi/
a man’s ​hat that has a round, hard ​top and is usually ​black
(Definition of derby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of derby?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day