AskDefine | Define pram

Dictionary Definition

pram n : a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around [syn: baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, perambulator, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pusher]

User Contributed Dictionary


Etymology 1

Shortening of perambulator

Pronunciation 1

  • italbrac RP /præm
  • Rhymes: -æm


  1. A small vehicle in which a baby is pushed around; a perambulator

Etymology 2

Dutch praam, a flatbottom boat.

Pronunciation 2

  • italbrac RP /prɑːm


  1. A flatbottom boat used chiefly in the Baltic Sea as a barge
  • Finnish: proomu

Extensive Definition

Pram may refer to:
  • A conveyance for baby transport, "perambulator" in full
  • A term used for a stretcher within emergency medical services
  • Pram suit, a one-piece garment for infants
  • Pram (band), an electronica band formed in the 1990s
  • Pram (ship) or pramm, a type of shallow-draught flat-bottomed ship used in Europe during the 18th century
  • The Oracle Goddess in the Disgaea/Makai Kingdom Universe as created by Nippon Ichi
  • Pram, Austria, a town in the district of Grieskirchen in Upper Austria
PRAM may stand for:
pram in French: PRAM
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