- 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.
wheelbarrow definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a shallow, open box for moving small loads, having a single wheel in front forming a tripod with two legs in back, and two shafts with handles for raising the vehicle off its legs and pushing or pulling it
Origin: Middle English wilberwe: see wheel and amp; barrow
to move or transport in a wheelbarrow
wheelbarrow definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A one- or two-wheeled vehicle with handles at the rear, used to convey small loads.