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pram 1

 (prăm)
n. Chiefly British
A baby carriage.

[Shortening and alteration of perambulator.]

pram 2

 (präm)
n.
1. A small dinghy having a flat, snub-nosed bow.
2. A flatbottom boat used chiefly in the Baltic Sea as a barge.

[Dutch praam, flatbottom boat, from Middle Dutch praem, from Czech prám; see per1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

pram

(præm)
n
Brit a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a baby. US and Canadian term: baby carriage
[C19: shortened and altered from perambulator]

pram

(prɑːm)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a light tender with a flat bottom and a bow formed from the ends of the side and bottom planks meeting in a small raised transom
[C16: from Middle Dutch prame; related to Old Frisian prām]

pram1

(præm)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a perambulator.
[1880–85; by shortening]

pram2

(prɑm)

n.
a flat-bottomed, snub-nosed boat used as a fishing vessel or tender for larger vessels.
[1540–50 (late 14th century in Anglo-Latin); < Dutch praam, Middle Dutch prame, praem (compare Middle Low German pram(e), Old Frisian pram)]

pram

baby carriage
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pram - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed aroundpram - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"

pram

noun perambulator, buggy, stroller, baby carriage (U.S. & Canad.) a woman pushing a pram loaded with both baby and shopping
Translations
عَرَبَةُ أَطْفَالعَرَبَة أطْفال
kočárek
barnevogn
lastenvaunut
kolica
gyermekkocsi
barnavagn
乳母車
유모차
bērnu ratiņi
otroški voziček
barnvagn
รถเข็นเด็ก
xe nôi

pram

[præm] N (Brit) → cochecito m (de niño)

pram

[ˈpræm] n (British)landau m

pram

n (Brit) → Kinderwagen m; (dolls’) → Puppenwagen m

pram

[præm] n (Brit) → carrozzina

pram

(prӕm) noun
(American baby buggy/carriage) a kind of small carriage on wheels for carrying a baby, pushed by its mother etc.

pram

عَرَبَةُ أَطْفَال kočárek barnevogn Kinderwagen παιδικό καρότσι cochecito lastenvaunut poussette kolica carrozzina 乳母車 유모차 kinderwagen barnevogn wózek dziecięcy carrinho de bebé, carrinho de bebê детская коляска barnvagn รถเข็นเด็ก bebek arabası xe nôi 婴儿车
References in classic literature ?
When I was a poor man and had a solicitor once when they found a pram in the dust cart, he got me off, and got shut of me and got me shut of him as quick as he could.
Oh, no; girls, you know, are much too clever to fall out of their prams.
I had taken her into the house, but the pram was on the pavement and when I went out I saw him reversing the car into the pram.
Silver Cross stepped in and replaced the pram last May.
However, when you hear that a Sure Start centre has banned the use of prams and cites health and safety as the reason, I am not sure that 'mad' is a strong enough word.
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The pram in question was a big, tin early sixties beauty complete with spoked wheels and lots of sharp bits that would probably cause a health and safety meltdown in our present risk-averse society.
I racked my brains to try to understand her and finally I worked out she wanted a ladybird pram but I had no idea where to find one.
This stunning pram is the perfect example of stately elegance and noble good looks, teamed with masterful engineering," the product description for the pram, on department store (http://www.
I was about to take her out of the straps and put her in the pram when Wang pulled up in the car.