roller skate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"roller skate" in British English

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roller skatenoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈrəʊ.lə.skeɪt/  us   /ˈroʊ.lɚ-/
a ​type of ​boot with four ​wheels on the ​bottom that you ​wear in ​order to ​travel along ​quickly for ​enjoyment: a ​pair of ​rollerskates
roller-skating
noun [U] uk   us  
roller-skate
verb [I] uk   us  
(Definition of roller skate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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roller skatenoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈroʊ·lər ˌskeɪt/
a ​boot with ​wheels on the ​bottom that ​lets you ​rollquickly over a ​smoothsurface
roller-skate
verb [I]  us   /ˈroʊ·lərˌskeɪt/
Jessica ​loves to roller-skate in the ​park.
(Definition of roller skate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “roller skate”
in Arabic المِزْلَجة (حِذاء بِعَجَلات)…
in Korean 롤러스케이트…
in Portuguese patim (de rodas)…
in Catalan patí de rodes…
in Japanese ローラースケート靴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 四轮旱冰鞋…
in Turkish tekerlekli paten ayakkabısı/botları…
in Russian роликовый конек…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四輪滾軸溜冰鞋…
in Italian pattino a rotelle…
in Polish wrotka…
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