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
Recent Examples on the Web Between diaper changes, feedings and walking around the block aimlessly with your stroller in tow hoping to put the little one to sleep, self-care usually drops to the bottom of a new mom’s to-do list. Jennifer Ford, Forbes, "7 Gifts That New Moms Never Knew They Needed, But Will Be Very Grateful To Receive," 9 Apr. 2021 Khai's grown familiar with New York City over the past few weeks, as Hadid took her daughter out in her stroller for a walk or two. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Gigi Hadid Shared the Sweetest Photo of Baby Khai's First Easter," 5 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile, their baby girl was safely tucked away in her stroller. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Enjoy a Rare Public Outing Together with Baby Khai," 25 Mar. 2021 Among the victims: a 1-year-old boy sitting in his stroller at a summer cookout; a 53-year-old teacher walking his dog; and a 43-year-old mother looking out the window of her child’s third-floor bedroom. Fox News, "NYC ends 2020 with 41% spike in homicides," 31 Dec. 2020 Of course, Baby Hadid was tucked away in her stroller, shielded from the paparazzi. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Gigi Hadid Looks Stylish AF While Stepping Out For the First Time With Her Daughter in NYC," 16 Dec. 2020 Lalo is known for its high-quality baby gear, and this stroller is no exception. Kara Cuzzone, Forbes, "The Best Deals To Shop This Weekend, Including Major Markdowns At Lululemon," 16 Apr. 2021 This trail connects to the Peavine, a wide thoroughfare along the eastern bank popular with bikers, joggers and stroller-pushing moms. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, "Unforgettable Arizona hikes: 3 trails you'll remember long after the walk is over," 14 Apr. 2021 The relatively flat trail features abundant wildlife and is great for those pushing a stroller, in a wheelchair or seeking a relaxing jaunt. Chris M. Worrell, cleveland, "Explore Cleveland Metroparks with multifaceted 2021 Trail Challenge," 5 Apr. 2021

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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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2 May 2021

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“Stroller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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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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