- to glide about by means of roller skates.
Origin of roller-skate
- a form of skate with four wheels or rollers instead of a runner, for use on a sidewalk or other surface offering traction.
Origin of roller skate
Examples from the Web for roller-skate
Historical Examples of roller-skate
"Well, I guess he won't get in the way of your roller-skate wagon again," said Mrs. Bunker.
The one shown was pivoted to a roller-skate wheel which in turn was fastened to a metal standard.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2
Then they carefully sat down on the board to which were fastened the roller-skate wheels.Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's
Laura Lee Hope
The roller-skate wagon went faster than the junkman's horse.
- a boot or shoe with four small wheels attached that enable the wearer to glide swiftly over a floor or other surface
- a device having clamps or straps for attaching such wheels to a boot or shoe
- (intr) to move on roller skates