pushchair

noun

push·​chair ˈpu̇sh-ˌcher How to pronounce pushchair (audio)
chiefly British

Examples of pushchair in a Sentence

a fun festival that appeals to adults as well as tots in pushchairs
Recent Examples on the Web Riley’s custom pushchair, designed by Adaptive Star,has no gears but does have a safety brake to slow downhill runs. Diane Bell, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 June 2023 Finding a travel-friendly buggy only adds to the pushchair pressure. Stirling Kelso, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pushchair was in 1919

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“Pushchair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pushchair. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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