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Definition(s):

  • (n) wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After ten years, during which he had faced execution ten separate times, their son, now 40, walked through the gates pulling a handcart piled with his possessions.
  2. April 10, 2003 A man salvages the head of a statue of Saddam Hussein and wheels it away in a handcart.
  3. They kept a high profile, dressing in robes and wheeling their possessions around in an elaborate handcart Mitchell had crafted.

News

  • Wyoming teams feel ready for the challenge

    The athletes will run, bike, climb, rappel, pull a handcart and kayak, and that’s just part of Rev3 Adventure’s Cowboy Tough.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "TMZ did a story a few years ago," she said in a recent interview. "They put a halo on me and devil horns on her. It was freakin' hilarious. Never mind that the world is going to hell in a handcart. But wait! Two middle-aged child stars don't...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Alison Arngrim Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "We have retreated into our homes and we need to reclaim the streets, to resocialise the streets, the parks, the playgrounds," Mr Cameron said. "I am not saying we have gone to hell in a handcart and it's all disastrous - but it does mean...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: This is London

  3. Giles Coren, restaurant critic for The Times of London, calls bottled water "hell in a handcart" because of its "billions of unnecessary food miles, non-biodegradable waste [and] millions"
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Giles Coren Source: National Post

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