A four-wheeled carriage for a baby, pushed by a person on foot.pushchairView synonyms
Late 19th century contracted abbreviation of perambulator.
1A flat-bottomed sailboat.‘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.’
- ‘On a sad note, the designer of the Opti pram passed away in December 2001, at the age of 86.’
- 1.1US A small, flat-bottomed rowboat for fishing.
Late Middle English from Middle Dutch prame, Middle Low German prāme, perhaps from Czech prám‘raft’.
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