derby derby  /ˈdɜr bi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

Usage(s):

  1. At the Delaware County Fair in New York state, demolition derby entrants crash their clunkers on the muddy track of the grandstand.
  2. It seems at first far too facile and fragile an idea for a full-length movie: the roller derby as a metaphor for America's competition, violence, degradation.
  3. The English derby at Epsom Downs was founded by the racing Earls of Derby 153 years ago to amuse a boisterous party of dinner guests.

News

  1. Phillies Derby, family movie night in Ridley Township this month

    Ridley Township Recreation Department will present the Phillies Home Run Derby 7 pm Wed. (June 19) at Nall Field. Rain date will be June 26. There will be three divisions for boys and girls: 7-8 year olds; 9-10 year olds; 11-12 year olds. A total of 25 prizes will be awarded. The winners will advance to the regional contest. Registration will be held the day of the event only.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Ridley Town Talk

  2. Derby captain Cano leads pack at second base

    American League Home Run Derby captain Robinson Cano is maintaining his lead at second base, as the sweet-swinging Yankees slugger seeks his fourth consecutive starting assignment in the All-Star Game.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Yankees

  3. Derby racers turn up heat

    Twelve years of racing in the Clovis Soap Box Derby hasn't slowed down the Womack and Renfro families.CNJ staff photo: Tony BullocksSoapbox racers Marcos Garcia, 10, left and Madison Howard, 11, both...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Clovis News Journal

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Quotes

  1. "It was almost like the Kentucky Derby. He just set sail," Desormeaux said.
    on May 17, 2006 By: Kent Desormeaux Source: 940 News

  2. "I wouldn't trade the Derby for anything," Pletcher said. "We got the one we wanted the most."
    on May 15, 2010 By: Todd Pletcher Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I didn't feel any pressure. I mean, I think the only pressure you feel in a Home Run Derby is that you just want to try and get at least one," said Howard, who picked an old favorite for his batting-practice pitcher. "It was a lot of fun for...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Ryan Howard Source: Los Angeles Times

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