[ hweel-bar-oh, weel- ]
/ ˈʰwilˌbær oʊ, ˈwil- /


a frame or box for conveying a load, supported at one end by a wheel or wheels, and lifted and pushed at the other by two horizontal shafts.

verb (used with object)

to move or convey in a wheelbarrow.

Origin of wheelbarrow

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at wheel, barrow1
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British Dictionary definitions for wheelbarrow

/ (ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ) /


a simple vehicle for carrying small loads, typically being an open container supported by a wheel at the front and two legs and two handles behind


(tr) to convey in a wheelbarrow
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