November 29, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
roller coaster /ˈroʊlɚˌkoʊstɚ/ noun
roller coaster
/ˈroʊlɚˌkoʊstɚ/
noun

plural roller coasters

Young woman on a roller coaster
Young woman on a roller coaster
Learner's definition of ROLLER COASTER

[count]

1 : a ride at an amusement park which is like a small, open train with tracks that are high off the ground and that have sharp curves and steep hills

  • We went for a ride on the roller coaster.

  • a roller-coaster ride

2 : a situation or experience that involves sudden and extreme changes

  • The divorce was an emotional roller coaster for both of them.

  • He's had a roller-coaster career. [=a career with many ups and downs]

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