- The definition of a wheelbarrow is a tool used to move heavy things, made from a single wheel in front and two legs in back.
An example of a wheelbarrow is the tool used to move bricks on a construction site.
A wheelbarrow full of bricks.
Origin of wheelbarrowMiddle English wilberwe: see wheel and amp; barrow
- A small, one-wheeled (rarely two-wheeled) cart with handles at one end for transporting small loads.
(third-person singular simple present wheelbarrows, present participle wheelbarrowing, simple past and past participle wheelbarrowed)
- To convey in a wheelbarrow.
- (aviation) To cause the weight of an aeroplane to become concentrated around the nosewheel.
From Middle English