Main definitions of pram in English

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pram1

noun

Origin

Late 19th century: contracted abbreviation of perambulator.

Pronunciation

pram

/pram/

Main definitions of pram in English

: pram1pram2

pram2

noun

  • 1A flat-bottomed sailboat.

    • ‘On a sad note, the designer of the Opti pram passed away in December 2001, at the age of 86.’
    • ‘The ASMA exhibition included exquisite scenes of children in Optimist prams, marinas, racing sailboats and a still life of a freshly caught trout, to name a few.’
    1. 1.1US A small, flat-bottomed rowboat for fishing.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Middle Dutch prame, Middle Low German prāme, perhaps from Czech prám raft.

Pronunciation

pram

/pram/