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English definition of “trolley”

trolley

noun [C] (FOR CARRYING)    /ˈtrɒl.i/ US  /ˈtrɑː.li/ (plural trolleys or trollies)
B2 UK (US cart) a small vehicle with two or four wheels that you push or pull to transport large or heavy objects on: a shopping trolley The hospital is so overcrowded that some patients are being treated on trolleys in the corridors . Why will supermarket trolleys never move in the direction that you push them in?Handcarts, trolleys and prams UK (US cart) a table on four small wheels with one or more shelves under it, used for serving food or drinks : Betty almost ran me over with her tea trolley as I was walking into the office ! Every 30 minutes or so the flight attendant would wheel the drinks trolley down the aisle .Handcarts, trolleys and prams
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