Definition of Rollerblade in English:

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Rollerblade

Pronunciation: /ˈrōlərˌblād/

noun

trademark
An in-line skate.
Example sentences
  • They attempted to play pool, then they attempted to play tennis in rollerblades.
  • He took his bag off and dropped it on the desktop, and leaned down to take off his rollerblades, replacing them with shoes.
  • After we'd gotten strapped up with the appropriate gear and the shop's not-so-clean rollerblades, I tried to get Charles off the bench he was sitting on.

verb

(rollerblade) [no object]
Skate using Rollerblades: the muscular actor loves to rollerblade (as noun rollerblading) rollerblading was made to order for runners whose knees are beginning to give out
More example sentences
  • We have heard stories about people who were rollerblading to work or biking to work, or even walking two hours to get to their jobs.
  • You are not rollerblading, but in-line skating with Rollerblade in-line skates.
  • Right now they are rollerblading and throwing water balloons.

Derivatives

rollerblader

Pronunciation: /ˈrōlərˌblādər/
noun
Example sentences
  • All skate or roller-bladers in Laois are invited along.
  • The solution lies with less motor traffic and specially designated lanes for cyclists, rollerbladers, skateboarders and the rest, while reserving the sidewalks for whom they were originally intended: the pedestrians.
  • ‘We will ‘police’ the skateboarders and rollerbladers and make sure they respect their ‘neighbours’.’

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Roll·er·blade

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