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1. wheelchair

noun. ['ˈwiːlˌtʃɛr, ˈhwiːlˌtʃɛr'] a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant.

Synonyms

  • chair
  • bath chair

Etymology

  • chair (English)
  • wheel (English)
  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wheelchair

  • armchair
  • wheelchair

Example sentences of the word wheelchair


1. Noun, singular or mass
With a driver's license, you can also borrow a beach wheelchair for up to two hours.

2. Adjective
When properly installed, a rubber surface is smooth and level, making it ideal for wheelchair access.

Quotes containing the word wheelchair


1. I feel like dancing. If I bring an extra wheelchair for you, would you like to join me?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. If I were a Wild West cowboy, I wouldn’t ride a horse—I’d ride a wheelchair. More romantic.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Her love stays with me wherever I go. That’s because I have it on a leash, like a dog, and I take it for walks like I do with my pet wheelchair.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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