Definition of stroller in US English:



  • 1North American A chair on wheels, typically folding, in which a baby or young child can be pushed along.

    British term pushchair
    • ‘Beach chairs and umbrellas along with rafts and almost everything else went into a battered old baby stroller my mom pushed.’
    • ‘One of the pedestrians being thrown into me was a young woman pushing a baby stroller.’
    • ‘You are pushing the stroller or holding the baby with one arm while the other holds a cigarette which you puff at intervals.’
    • ‘Your baby's stroller becomes like a bunting on wheels with these blankets.’
    • ‘People were out shopping, walking dogs, pushing baby strollers.’
    • ‘When fully folded the Reebok jogging stroller takes up remarkably little space.’
    • ‘Nannies push baby strollers down them as kids ride their bikes or romp in well-kept playgrounds.’
    • ‘Pushing Andy's stroller back and forth with a foot, I curled up in my chair.’
    • ‘People would walk by your house in sweaters and shorts, pushing their baby strollers along in front of them.’
    • ‘Following the crowd, Mia realized that she never let go of his hand; he kept a firm hold as he pushed Brady's stroller along.’
    • ‘Finally, it seemed, Mother Russia was back on her feet, pushing around baby strollers.’
    • ‘Last year, consumers spent $8.6 billion on baby furniture, including cribs, mattresses, high chairs, strollers and baby gates.’
    • ‘On the porch is an empty baby stroller and an overturned ashtray.’
    • ‘Young girls dressed in thigh-high skirts and midriff shirts push their babies in strollers.’
    • ‘Christina pushed Jason's stroller through the grass near Ezra's roses.’
    • ‘Dad patiently pushes a loaded baby stroller through the main gates into the Stampede grounds.’
    • ‘The first time I saw this stroller at Buy Buy Baby, I wasn't really sure what it was.’
    • ‘I learned how to get a child to sleep sitting up, in a stroller, while you push said stroller around your kitchen table endlessly.’
    • ‘Men began to attend Lamaze classes, push baby strollers, and burp junior.’
    • ‘‘I love you, Daddy,’ she whispered, and then turned away, pushing the baby stroller ahead of her with obvious effort.’
  • 2A person taking a leisurely walk.

    ‘shady gardens where strollers could relax’
    • ‘Shoppers and strollers should walk up the road and vehicle parking should be restricted to the southern side of Cubbon Road.’
    • ‘Today, tango dancers entertain strollers while a collection of galleries, antique shops and cafes surround the plaza.’
    • ‘And club officials have thanked the athletes and Sunday strollers for the big support they gave to Sunday's event.’
    • ‘Casual strollers can watch classes and rehearsals while walking by.’
    • ‘A casual stroller or a citizen walking to a building on MG Road should be prepared for some heavy-duty hurdles.’
    • ‘While there's full access to the museum, the wilder reaches of Pollok Park are firmly off limits to dog walkers and Sunday strollers.’
    • ‘Swimmers and strollers alike take advantage of the safe, golden beaches located conveniently nearby.’
    • ‘The 230 city footpaths closed to halt the risk of spreading the infection are still being used by some dog walkers and strollers.’
    • ‘The eyesore, which has claimed its fair share of bended fenders and caused innumerable headaches to strollers and cyclists, won't be missed.’
    • ‘Serious, speedy walkers led the pack of more relaxed Sunday strollers in the Daily Dispatch / Rotary Big Walk.’
    • ‘Saturday morning strollers were greeted with a revolting scene as they walked along Webster's Lock in Graiguecullen.’
    • ‘Cops gave tickets to 513 other city strollers for walking through a red light.’
    • ‘But do not imagine that because we sauntered we were idle strollers!’
    • ‘The navigator's migraine had subsided, and as we walked out of Skidby there were some strollers and horse riders on the move, things looked fine.’
    • ‘I glanced back at the man, who was thirty yards away and almost invisible through the park's Sunday strollers.’
    • ‘By day the numerous cafés welcome strollers sipping cafés blancs (not coffee at all, as I discover painfully, but boiling rose water).’
    • ‘Regular strollers take note that a 10 km charity walk takes place in Lisselton on Good Friday.’