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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Kylie has also wheeled Stormi around in a $12,500 Fendi stroller that coordinated with her own outfit. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner Shares Video of Stormi Webster's Shoe Collection," 5 July 2018 Avoid taking toys, pacifiers, cups, bottles, strollers or similar items into pig barns and show arenas. Emma Kate Fittes, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana resident catches rare form of flu following exposure to pigs at a county fair," 1 July 2018 But to associate the changes so specifically with a certain type of bike used by a certain type of woman—who may very well have owned other bikes, cars, or strollers—seemed overly stereotypical and potentially misogynistic. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "People are not defined by what we use to get around," 27 June 2018 Morning program includes children’s bike-scooter-stroller-wagon parade and contest 11 a.m. Walk-up registration starts 10:30 a.m. Concessions, live music and fireworks 6-10 p.m. Free. Jeanne Houck,, "Independence Day: A blast in the 'burbs," 26 June 2018 Theft An unsecured baby stroller was taken from a driveway on the 800 block of Greenwood Avenue, it was reported June 6. Brian Cox,, "Winnetka police blotter: More than $5,000 in jewelry reported stolen from home," 13 June 2018 Cover cribs and strollers with a mosquito net in addition to dressing the baby with adequate clothing. Gabriela Moraru, M.d., miamiherald, "Summer is coming. Are you ready for the bugs?," 4 June 2018 Several photos from malls nationwide showed children and their stroller-totting parents standing in long lines that wrapped around the floor several times. Katherine Lam, Fox News, "Build-A-Bear closes lines for 'Pay Your Age' sale at US stores amid chaos," 13 July 2018 Hats — and for babies, mosquito netting over a stroller or carrier — can also help. Dipesh Navsaria, Houston Chronicle, "What parents should know to prevent — and deal with — bug bites," 6 July 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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