Meaning of “roller skate” in the English Dictionary

"roller skate" in British English

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roller skatenoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈrəʊ.lə skeɪt/ us /ˈroʊ.lɚ skeɪt/

a type of boot with four wheels on the bottom that you wear in order to travel along quickly for enjoyment:

roller-skating
noun [ U ] uk /ˈrəʊ.lə.skeɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈroʊ.lɚ.skeɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
roller-skate
verb [ I ] uk us

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

"roller skate" in American English

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roller skatenoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈroʊ·lər ˌskeɪt/

a boot with wheels on the bottom that lets you roll quickly over a smooth surface

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)