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perambulator Line breaks: per|am¦bu|la¦tor
Pronunciation: /pəˈrambjʊleɪtə/

Definition of perambulator in English:

noun

Old-fashioned term for pram1.
Example sentences
  • Only the coaches and perambulators are in motion.
  • In fact, in many ways, his ejection of playthings from his perambulator has left me free to make vastly superior new arrangements concerning a couple of products, much to my satisfaction.
  • But his father sat still, smiling mildly, swathed in the blanket, like a baby in a perambulator.

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