stroll·​er | \ ˈstrō-lər How to pronounce stroller (audio) \

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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There are also things related to transportation: bicycles, strollers, bike trailers. Julia O'malley, Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage is doing more than ever to clear homeless camps, but many residents think the problem has never been worse. What’s really going on?," 21 June 2019 Bradley Mattarocci, the vice president of Baby Trend, which makes strollers, high chairs, car seats and other baby products for Walmart, Target and other stores, had come to Washington to testify against a previous round of tariffs last year. New York Times, "Businesses Plead to Stop More China Tariffs. They Expect to Be Ignored.," 17 June 2019 As people in the park raced to help, the mom managed to get up and hoist up the stroller, police said. Emily Bass And Jessica Prater, CNN, "A mother and her child were attacked by a coyote in a New Jersey park. Then police shot the animal dead," 14 June 2019 No strollers, wagons or child backpacks with metal frames are permitted in the show homes. Randy Tucker,, "Homearama 2019 off to a hot start," 13 June 2019 Among the categories listed: rompers, shoes, dress-up costumes, cribs, changing mats, bed linens, baby carriers, diapers, diaper bags, strollers, car seats, bottles, breast pumps, pacifiers, baby formula, and ever so much more. Marci Robin, Allure, "Kylie Jenner Is Planning to Launch a Baby-Product Empire," 15 May 2019 Doing it outside on a Manhattan street, with all the cars, buses, traffic lights, people, strollers and bicycles, would feel like an onslaught. Caren Chesler, Popular Mechanics, "A Vision Quest," 6 Mar. 2019 The voice told him the baby stroller Cahoon was pushing had heroin in it, USA Today reported him as saying in arrest warrants. Phil Davis,, "Police: Pregnant former Parkton resident, 2-year-old son killed in Tennessee crash, man charged with murder," 20 June 2019 The settlement — which passed along party lines 3-2 — ended a CPSC lawsuit that sought to force Britax to recall the strollers. Todd C. Frankel, Washington Post, "Consumer Product Safety Commission’s acting chairwoman plans to step down," 18 June 2019

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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

US : 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 How to pronounce stroller (audio) \

Kids Definition of stroller

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

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