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[stroh-ler] /ˈstroʊ lər/
a person who takes a leisurely walk; saunterer.
a wanderer; vagrant.
an itinerant performer.
a four-wheeled, often collapsible, chairlike carriage in which small children are pushed.
Origin of stroller
1600-10; stroll + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • More tension here: these towpaths are narrow, and stroller and cyclist co-exist uneasily.
  • What sucks is when the wheel keeps falling off the stroller.
  • How to pursue an academic career while pushing a stroller has long been a topic of debate in faculty lounges.
  • Quite often a stroller will have had a lot of wine to drink and be tired and warm, and the street name will seem appropriate.
  • If you watch the crowd, you'll probably see a stroller or two decked out in feathers.
  • They are great when pushing a stroller, they make putting on the brake doable rather than painful.
  • Here, a late-evening stroller checks to make sure no one lurks beyond the corner she is about to turn.
  • Two dining establishments are on-site, and the center offers stroller and wheelchair rental services.
  • With multiples it's necessary to have a stroller when you navigate the airport.
  • If you don't want to lug your stroller through the airports, consider buying a small umbrella stroller after you arrive.
British Dictionary definitions for stroller


(US & Canadian, Austral) a usually collapsible chair-shaped carriage in which a small child may be wheeled Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) buggy1 , pushchair
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for stroller

"child's push-chair," 1920, agent noun from stroll (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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