stroller

[ stroh-ler ]
/ ˈstroʊ lər /

noun

a person who takes a leisurely walk; saunterer.
a wanderer; vagrant.
an itinerant performer.
a four-wheeled, often collapsible, chairlike carriage in which small children are pushed.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. stroke oar,
  2. stroke play,
  3. stroke volume,
  4. stroke work index,
  5. stroll,
  6. stroma,
  7. stromateid,
  8. stromateoid,
  9. stromatic,
  10. stromatolite

Origin of stroller

First recorded in 1600–10; stroll + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for stroller

stroller

/ (ˈstrəʊlə) /

noun

US, Canadian and Australian a usually collapsible chair-shaped carriage in which a small child may be wheeledAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries) buggy 1, pushchair
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Word Origin and History for stroller

stroller

n.

"child's push-chair," 1920, agent noun from stroll (v.).

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