Meaning of “derby” in the English Dictionary

"derby" in British English

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derbynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɑː.bi/ us /ˈdɝː.bi/

derby noun [ C ] (SPORTING EVENT)

a sports event between teams in the same area:

a local derby between Manchester United and Manchester City

mainly US a sports event 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.bi/

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

"derby" in American English

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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)