perambulator

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per·am·bu·la·tor

 (pə-răm′byə-lā′tər)
n. Chiefly British
A baby carriage.

perambulator

(pəˈræmbjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. a formal word for pram1
2. (Surveying) a wheel-like instrument used by surveyors to measure distances

per•am•bu•la•tor

(pərˈæm byəˌleɪ tər)

n.
2. an odometer pushed by a person walking.
3. a person who makes a tour of inspection on foot.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin: inspector, surveyor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perambulator - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed aroundperambulator - 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"
Translations

perambulator

(o.f.) [ˈpræmbjʊleɪtəʳ] N (Brit) (frm) → cochecito m de niño

perambulator

n (Brit form) → Kinderwagen m
References in classic literature ?
The stout, rather greedy children, who look so well in perambulators but get puffed easily when they walk, were all young thrushes once, and ladies often ask specially for them.
I don't know how it is, but there always seem to me to be more people, and dogs, and perambulators, and cabs, and carts about in wet weather than at any other time, and they all get in your way more, and everybody is so disagreeable--except myself--and it does make me so wild.
She had always thought children important, however, and the Darlings had become acquainted with her in Kensington Gardens, where she spent most of her spare time peeping into perambulators, and was much hated by careless nursemaids, whom she followed to their homes and complained of to their mistresses.
A short-frocked edition of Charles also regards them placidly; a perambulator edition is squeaking; a third edition is expected shortly.
ONE morning Lucinda and Jane had gone out for a drive in the doll's perambulator.
Both stood bending over a perambulator with a green umbrella.
Lower down was a nurse girl wheeling a perambulator and leading a second child by the hand.
They abused her goodness, I'm sorry to say, and while they walked in the lanes, they stood the perambulator alone in a field where there was a bull.
Finn called out to him to go away, and as he persisted in coming nearer, she hit him courageously with her umbrella over the head and, without once looking back, ran like the wind with the perambulator as far as the first house in the village.
Thus, if you leave your empty perambulator under the trees and watch from a distance, you will see the birds boarding it and hopping about from pillow to blanket in a twitter of excitement; they are trying to find out how babyhood would suit them.
Not one, I fancy," he added, "like me - not one condemned to pass their days in a perambulator.
Mr Vladimir, jumping up amazed from the depths of the arm-chair, looked over his shoulder; and below, across the courtyard of the Embassy, well beyond the open gate, could be seen the broad back of a policeman watching idly the gorgeous perambulator of a wealthy baby being wheeled in state across the Square.