pram


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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 per in 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
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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.
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Pram dedicated all his life to his country through his work.
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Antonia said 'what the f***', pulled the pram away, then shouted to her mum, she said.
a pram or You can be or as old as hills, or in between!
And paintings and drawings by school children from Otterburn First School have also been sent to Buckingham Palace to celebrate the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, along with the traditional Otterburn Mill pram rug.
Unsettled parents David Bonello and wife Laura chalked it up to bad luck when the first pram was stolen from their Citroen C4 on their driveway weeks before Christmas.
ISLAMABAD -- Babies in buggies and prams could be exposed to up to 60 per cent more pollution than adults, which could negatively affect their cognitive abilities and brain development.
The study concluded that babies could be exposed to up to 60% more of the pollutants than who is taking them out in their pram.
Now, the mum whose pram it was has spoken to the Telegraph to give a fuller version of events.