Meaning of pushchair in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpʊʃtʃɛː/

Translate pushchair into Spanish


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

    North American term stroller

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Because of insurance restrictions, no prams, pushchairs, baby joggers, pets, rollerskates or inline skates will be allowed on the course.’
    • ‘It's not very nice either when people wheel through it with pushchairs and then have to fold them up and put them back in the boot of their cars.’
    • ‘The procession included babies in pushchairs, disabled people riding on electric scooters and young children walking.’
    • ‘The woman, who was pushing a pushchair with a child in it, was seen walking along the pavement of Easthouses Road, just before the junction with Maryburn Road, at around 5pm on the day the teenager was killed.’
    • ‘At one point the vehicle drove down a footpath at about 60 mph and narrowly missed a family, along with a baby in a pushchair.’
    • ‘In their wisdom shop bosses decided that I, an elderly person with a shopping trolley, younger disabled people and young mums with pushchairs were not going to be customers.’
    • ‘On a rare weekday at home, I wander down to the market on my local high street, dodging young women with pushchairs and pensioners with canvas shopping-trolleys, and a shiver goes down my spine.’
    • ‘If you live a few miles out of town, have a car, do not have young children with pushchairs and other paraphernalia, and do not plan to make bulky purchases, Park and Ride is a very good option.’
    • ‘Young mothers with pushchairs, disabled people in wheelchairs and, even worse, blind people with guide dogs are all forced on to the highway.’
    • ‘It was still dark, of course, and our coach was full of elderly nuns and young children in pushchairs, all carrying picnics and giant thermoses of tea.’
    • ‘We have to slow right down when we drive our car on the road and I have problems pushing the pushchair.’
    • ‘I feel I am being discriminated against because I am a working mother who doesn't drive so has to travel by bus with a baby in a pushchair during the rush-hour.’
    • ‘As Tina Wright folded her pushchair yesterday, she turned around to see the bus drive off down a Colchester street without her.’
    • ‘Has she ever tried to rush through York, manoeuvre a pushchair, or wheel a bike through town during the tourist season?’
    • ‘Most days I remember to weave the pushchair and us along, narrowly avoiding the squelch factor.’
    • ‘Alex is too tall to fit in the backpack any more, and so we usually bring the pushchair along.’
    • ‘The ferry accommodates cars, bikes, wheelchairs, pushchairs and foot passengers and the crossing takes roughly ten minutes.’