push·​cart ˈpu̇sh-ˌkärt How to pronounce pushcart (audio)
: a cart or barrow pushed by hand

Examples of pushcart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The increase in ice cream truck popularity Good Humor's fleet expanded in the 1930s to include pushcarts, bicycles, tricycles and shoulder boxes, a Good Humor spokesperson said. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 17 June 2024 Founded as a pushcart enterprise in 1992 by brothers Dane and Travis Boersma in Grants Pass, Ore., Dutch Bros offers an vast menu of customizable espresso drinks, teas, smoothies and other beverages. Brock Keeling, Orange County Register, 10 June 2024 So are the Italian nonnas who haggled with the pushcart vendors and kept a watchful eye on the neighborhood. Lisa Ellex, SPIN, 3 June 2024 One person gave him a lift after his pushcart broke down outside Ensenada. Ana Ramirez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for pushcart 

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pushcart was in 1853

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“Pushcart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pushcart. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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push·​cart ˈpu̇sh-ˌkärt How to pronounce pushcart (audio)
: a cart pushed by hand

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