Definition of wheelchair in English:


Syllabification: wheel·chair
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wēlˌCHer


A chair fitted with wheels for use as a means of transport by a person who is unable to walk as a result of illness, injury, or disability.
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  • Blocking my path was a young woman in a wheelchair being pushed by her mother.
  • There is an old lady being pushed in a wheelchair past our car along a bumpy dust-track.
  • She says he then lectured them about disability and said the wheelchairs are for disabled people only.

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