- an amusement ride in which small, open cars move on tracks that dip and curve sharply
- something, as a situation, relationship, or series of events, characterized by frequent abrupt and unpredictable change
The loops of a roller coaster.
- An example of a roller coaster is a ride called The Raptor at Cedar Point amusement park, which is 137 feet high.
- An example of a roller coaster is the emotion you feel when you are in a relationship where you continually break up and get back together.
The definition of a roller coaster is an amusement park ride in which you are in a car that goes up and then rapidly down a steep incline or hill or any situation with wild ups and downs.
- A steep, sharply curving elevated railway with small open passenger cars that is operated at high speeds as a ride, especially in an amusement park.
- An action, event, or experience marked by abrupt, extreme changes in circumstance, quality, or behavior: “the demographic roller coaster caused by the baby boom” ( American Demographics )
Magic Mountain roller coaster
(plural roller coasters)
- Alternative spelling of rollercoaster.