stroller

A stroller is a small carriage with wheels meant for pushing a baby or toddler around. For a baby, there is no better ride than a stroller.

There are two main meanings of the noun stroller: a person who strolls, and a parenting appliance that to many English speakers in the world is called a pram or a pushchair. A long-forgotten copywriter at Sears & Roebuck is probably responsible for the latter meaning; its first appearances are in the catalogs of that company. As for stroll, the underlying verb: it's a German import, though ultimately of uncertain origin.

Definitions of stroller
  1. noun
    a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    synonyms: baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, go-cart, perambulator, pram, pushchair, pusher
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    types:
    bassinet
    a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
    type of:
    wheeled vehicle
    a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
  2. noun
    someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    synonyms: ambler, saunterer
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    type of:
    footer, pedestrian, walker
    a person who travels by foot
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