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pushchair

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃtʃɛː
 
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Definition of pushchair in English:

noun

British
A folding chair on wheels, in which a baby or young child can be pushed along.
Example sentences
  • It was 1973 or maybe 74 and my sister and I were in our double pushchair, being wheeled along the Embankment in London by our mother, on an anti-Pinochet march, after the coup against Allende.
  • They told one woman pushing a baby in a pushchair that she had an ingenious pouch on wheels.
  • When I had children, we had to take the baby in our arms and fold the pushchair to get on the bus.

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