Building a derby Dictionary

Posted on 7th September, by Martin in Roller Derby. 3 Comments

Building a derby Dictionary

Welcome awesome derby players, loyal followers and lovers of seeing women kick ass!!

We are building a derby dictionary. Why? Well, we want to offer the resource for Newbies so they get a better understanding of what’s going on in the derby world. So they can get the lingo and fully embrace the Love of Derby!

Flash Bo Dash first brought the idea to our attention. She started this with her addictive blogs and explaining what these derby terms mean. Before we realised it there were derby dictionaries popping up everywhere.

We want to offer our readers to be part of the finest and best derby resource in the world!!!!!

roller derby meaning

roller derby meaning

Just like Zombies: We NEED your BRAINS

We want you to contribute a derby word (even a phrase) or two, for the most amazing derby dictionary ever!

You can be part of the greatest derby dictionary that ever ruled the derby world. We will combine all the great sayings, phrases and derby words that really encapsulate the sport.

What do you need to do?

  1. Have a derby word, phrase or saying.
  2. Make a note of it and what it means – Images welcomed!
  3. Send us your name and you will be credited for it.
  4. Sit back and take the glory.

Join us in creating something great for the derby community and be part of educating the derby world.

Send you suggestions to us at and title the email Derby Dictionary

Or leave your suggestion below.

Lets get rolling!!

3 responses to “Building a derby Dictionary”

  1. Vamps says:

    I like to describe my Roller Derby friends as a
    ‘Dysfunctional Waltons Family’ we’re all so different but have been thrown together by Derby!

  2. Dick Shonary says:

    I have been compiling a Roller Derby Dictionary for a couple of years. It is hosted here

    In fact the image you have above is from my site.

    Not having a gripe but if you’d like to add any of the terms you find to my site then I’d be happy for suggestions and you’ll get the credit for them.


  3. Martin says:

    Hey Dick Shonary, Thanks very much for letting us know about your Derby Dictionary! We will send people your way for a greater derby dictionary experience.

    Please email us we’d love to know more about you!

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