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

Definition of stroller

1a : an itinerant actor
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 Neighbors sitting in lawn chairs, parents pushing strollers, dog-walkers and a couple on a tandem bicycle – all arrange themselves, safely spaced six feet apart, and excitedly await the show in the waterfront community of Ballard. Ann Scott Tyson, The Christian Science Monitor, "Opera al fresco: How a Seattle singer shares his gift during COVID-19," 25 May 2020 Now the area was crowded with families pushing strollers, teenagers with tattoos, New York-style nail bars, food shops, and fancy hotels. Janine Di Giovanni, Travel + Leisure, "A Former War Reporter Discovers a New Side to Jerusalem 17 Years Later," 21 May 2020 The normal seasonal staff of around 100 people, who sell tickets and souvenirs, rent strollers, plant flowers and handle programs at the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm, has not been hired this season. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's 'a little eerie': Milwaukee Zoo animals don't seem to mind peace and quiet during shutdown," 12 May 2020 Portable strollers, cribs, and car seats are fiercely debated among parents who love to travel. Sarah Firshein, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why You Should Enroll Your Baby in Airline Loyalty Programs," 4 May 2020 In ordinary times, the ramp outside is crowded with strollers, bumper to bumper. The New Yorker, "at the epicenter of the pandemic.," 27 Apr. 2020 Joggers in white tennis shoes, young couples with strollers, pedestrians and their pampered dogs, cyclists in skin-tight gear, and toddlers on balance bikes followed by harried parents with coffee mugs. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, "A Pasadena couple brings calm to the neighborhood, one free porch concert at a time," 22 Apr. 2020 This small battery-powered and portable mobile weighs about a pound and has an adjustable arm, velcro strap and a clip to attach it to bassinets, strollers, and play yards. Popular Science, "Marvelous mobiles for your baby," 15 Mar. 2020 What Not To Buy In March: Baby Gear Car seats, strollers, baby carriers—the best sales on these essentials are usually much later in the year, but Burrow believes there will be decent pricing over the summer months, too. Elissa Sanci, Woman's Day, "The Best Shopping Deals In March," 28 Feb. 2020

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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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31 May 2020

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“Stroller.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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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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