see also: Derby
  • (British, Australia) IPA: /ˈdɑː.bi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɝ.bi/

derby (plural derbies)

  1. Any of several annual horse races.
  2. (by extension) Any organized race.
    a donkey derby
  3. (US) A bowler hat.
    • 1906, O. Henry, The Green Door
      He began to fan her with his hat. That was successful, for he struck her nose with the brim of his derby and she opened her eyes.
  4. (sports) A local derby.
  • German: Derby
  • Italian: corsa di cavalli
  • Russian: де́рби
  • Spanish: derbi
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɑː(ɹ)bi/
Proper noun
  1. A city/and/unitary authority in Derbyshire; formerly the county town.
  2. A small town in Tasmania, Australia.
  3. A town in Kimberley, Western Australia.
  4. A locality in Langley, in southwestern.
  5. A community in Northumberland County, New Brunswick.
  6. A small town in North West, South Africa.
  7. A locality in Devon, England.
  8. Various cities in the United States:
    1. CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
    2. A city in New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. An unincorporated community in Ford County, Illinois.
    4. An unincorporated community in Mountain Township, Saline County.
    5. An unincorporated community in Union Township, Perry County.
    6. A tiny city in Lucas County, Iowa.
    7. A city in Sedgwick County, Kansas.
    8. An unincorporated community in St. Francois County, Missouri.
    9. An unincorporated community in Frio County, Texas.
    10. A town in Orleans County, Vermont.
    11. An unincorporated community/and/coal town in Wise County, Virginia.


  1. A type of cheese made in Derby, England.
Related terms
  • Sage Derby
  • German: Derby
  • Russian: Де́рби

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