derbyderby | meaning of derby in Collins Dictionariesderby meaning, definition, what is derby: a stiff felt hat with a rounded crown and narrow curved brim: Learn more.a stiff felt hat with a rounded crown and narrow curved brimWhat does derby mean and how do you use derby in a sentence?[URL]/derby
1. proper noun [theN]The Derby is the name of a race for three-year-old horses that takes place each year. In Britain, it refers to a race that takes place in Epsom. In the UnitedStates, it refers particularly to the Kentucky Derby.2. countable nounA derby is a sporting event involving teams from the same area or city. [British] ⇒ ...a North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham.3. countable noun [oft n N]A derby is a sports competition or race where there are no restrictions or limits on who can enter. [US] ⇒ He caught a 6.28-pound salmon in the annual fishing derby at Lake Winnipesaukee.4. countable nounA derby is a round, hard hat with a narrow brim which is worn by men. Derbies are no longer very common. [US]regional note: in BRIT, usually use bowler hat
Example sentences containing 'derby'
There had been a sending-off in the local derby , but no goalmouth action so far.David Cavanagh MUSIC FOR BOYS