follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

roller-skate

[roh-ler-skeyt] /ˈroʊ lərˌskeɪt/
verb (used without object), roller-skated, roller-skating.
1.
to glide about by means of roller skates.
Also, rollerskate.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; v. use of roller skate
Related forms
roller skater, noun
rollerskater, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for rollerskate
n.

also roller-skate, 1861, American English, from roller + skate (n.). The verb is from 1885. Related: Rollerskated; rollerskating.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for roller-skate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for rollerskate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends