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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Walkers and those with strollers are also welcome, as are younger runners (ages 4 to 13), who can participate in the 1-mile kids dash. Web Behrens,, "15 things to do with the kids Sept. 2-8," 1 Sep. 2019 While speaking with police, Garland allegedly repeatedly and aggressively disconnected the child seat portion with the stroller and then reconnected the two parts, causing the child to child to shake in the seat, according to the statement. Akira Kyles,, "Westminster man faces child abuse charge," 27 Aug. 2019 During peak hours on weekend mornings at Detour Doughnuts in Frisco, busy moms with strollers carrying squealing children zip in and out as other customers more leisurely peer through the glass case. Dallas News, "How the young owner of Frisco's Detour Doughnuts learned the business from her Korean parents," 14 Aug. 2019 The legislation aimed at drag racing came as a reaction to a 2018 street race in which a 24-year-old Ohio woman and her 2-year-old daughter were struck and killed while walking with a stroller along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa., "In Florida, your vegetable garden is now safe from local governments," 25 June 2019 This content is now available for anyone with the stroller to view. Selina Tedesco, Good Housekeeping, "Everything About the BOB Jogging Stroller Recall Controversy, Explained," 12 Apr. 2019 Now, young families with strollers roam the streets of Hallandale Beach. Nancy Keates, WSJ, "This Once-Scruffy Beach Town Is South Florida’s New Real Estate Hot Spot," 13 Feb. 2019 The Seats The interior aisles of the train cars measure an impressive 32 inches (vs. an airplane’s 20), granting ample space for all boarding travelers, including those in wheelchairs or with strollers. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "Riding the Brightline, America’s Train of the Future," 25 Sep. 2018 Boston police prohibited parking along the parade route and put out an advisory saying people should not bring strollers, backpacks and large bags into the area. Ralph Ellis, CNN, "'Straight Pride' parade in Boston draws counterprotesters," 31 Aug. 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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