Definition of Perambulator

1. Noun. A small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around.

Exact synonyms: Baby Buggy, Baby Carriage, Carriage, Go-cart, Pram, Pushchair, Pusher, Stroller
Specialized synonyms: Bassinet
Generic synonyms: Wheeled Vehicle
Derivative terms: Push



Definition of Perambulator

1. n. One who perambulates.

Definition of Perambulator

1. Noun. (British) : a baby carriage; a pram ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perambulator

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Perambulator

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"The author proposed a central rail, having in it a groove for a small guiding wheel, similar to that of a perambulator. By this simple contrivance, ..."

2. A Treatise on Surveying by Reginald Empson Middleton, Osbert Chadwick, J. du T. Bogle (1911)
"A perambulator is useful and convenient when the country and roads are ... A cyclist will understand the principle of the perambulator and also its ..."

3. A Manual of personal hygiene: Proper Living Upon a Physiological Basis by Walter Lytle Pyle (1917)
"... The perambulator should have a shade, with a dark lining of green or brown, to shield the baby's eyes. The baby-carriage should run smoothly and be ..."

4. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"A perambulator, or " Measuring.Wheel," is sometimes used for measuring distances, particularly roads. It consists of a wheel which is made to roll over the ..."

5. Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the by George Adams (1813)
"... from the foot of the tree, and you obtain the height required. OF THE perambulator, OR IMPROVED MEASURING WHEEL ; THE WAY-WISER, AND THE PEDOMETER. ..."

6. An Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: In which the Theory and Practice by Charles Butler (1814)
"THE GUNTER'S CHAIN ° is used to measure smaller distances than those to which the perambulator is applied; its length is 66 feet=22 yards—4 poles, ..."

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