Origin of wheelbarrowMiddle English wilberwe: see wheel and barrow
A wheelbarrow full of bricks.
An example of a wheelbarrow is the tool used to move bricks on a construction site.
(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
- Together they lifted Brutus from the wheelbarrow and placed him in the hole.
- She lifted it and carried it to the wheelbarrow while he picked up another one.
- The wheelbarrow was in the barn, but even if she managed to get there and back, she couldn't lift Brutus into it.
- Damian said he'd need to buy a wheelbarrow to roll her around in soon, and she tore him to shreds.
- If you'll take the wheelbarrow back to the camp, I'll ride Random back a ways and see what made the cow run through brush like that.