stroll·​er | \ˈstrō-lər \

Definition of stroller 

1a : an itinerant actor

b : vagrant, tramp

2 : one that strolls

3 : a collapsible carriage designed as a chair in which a small child may be pushed

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Examples of stroller in a Sentence

I met a few strollers on the beach. back in olden days when strollers and vagabonds wandered the Scottish countryside

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Vicks was last seen when her mother was spotted pushing the girl in a stroller on Tuesday, according to CBS. Char Adams,, "WATCH: Harrowing Rescue of Missing Girl, 2, Lost in Georgia Woods Overnight: 'Where Is She?!'," 29 June 2018 According to Major Lee Sherrod from the Port Wentworth Police Department, her mother was seen pushing the child in a stroller on Tuesday. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, ""That's a child": Video shows dramatic rescue of missing 2-year-old in the woods," 28 June 2018 Eva Watson, another witness, said Blevins was drinking out of the bottle with his girlfriend and a toddler in a stroller. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Accounts of fatal Minneapolis police-involved shooting vary amid unrest," 25 June 2018 Total body Barre style workout with kid(s) in stroller. Luann Gibbs,, "Want to save $40 this month? Skip the gym with these free summer fitness classes," 14 June 2018 Abigail died along with Ms. Lew’s 1-year-old son, Charles, who was in a stroller. Ashley Southall, New York Times, "Actress Struck by Car in Park Slope Loses Unborn Daughter," 17 May 2018 In footage from the incident, Chyna is seen removing her jacket before grabbing a pink stroller shaped like a miniature car and swinging it around wildly. Karen Mizoguchi,, "Blac Chyna and Teen Boyfriend YBN Almighty Jay Breakup After 3 Months of Dating," 19 June 2018 While traversing narrow sidewalks with strollers or using transit systems can be especially tricky, simply crossing the street presents a challenge, especially for children. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Why do young parents move away? Our cities aren’t designed for kids," 19 June 2018 The park is also home to the Pineywoods Boardwalk Trail, a 1-mile loop accessible to families with strollers — a nice touch that is hard to find. Dale Blasingame, San Antonio Express-News, "The 8 best family-friendly Texas state parks," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of stroller

1608, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of stroller was in 1608

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English Language Learners Definition of stroller

: a small carriage with four wheels that a baby or small child can ride in while someone pushes it

: someone who is walking in a slow and relaxed way : someone who is strolling


stroll·​er | \ˈstrō-lər \

Kids Definition of stroller

: a small carriage in which a baby can sit and be pushed around

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