Definition of derby noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. derbies)
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  1. 1 Derby used in the name of several horse races which happen every year the Kentucky Derby
  2. 2 a race or sports competition a motorcycle derby see also demolition derby
  3. 3(also bowler, bowler hat) a hard black hat with a curved brim and round top, worn in the past