Entry from US English dictionary
(also Soap Box Derby trademark)
A race for children driving motorless, improvised vehicles made from crates and crudely resembling race cars.
- Today, soapbox derby has been technologized all out of proportion to the point where very few, if any, practice it.
- A group of middle school boys are competing in a soapbox derby set in gently rolling hills.
- While I welcome anything that makes life more exciting, including plagues, famines, train derailments, soapbox derby related deaths, and total chaos, I tend to prefer it be organized.
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Syllabification: soap·box der·by
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