American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A chair mounted on large wheels for the use of a sick or disabled person.
- n. A chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person.
- n. attributive designed for wheelchairbound people
- n. a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant
- wheel + chair (Wiktionary)
“Yeah, I don't like the term wheelchair bound either.”
“The dude in the wheelchair is my cousin's son, Tommy.”
“And -- being in a wheelchair is an okay alternative to surgery, don't let 'em scare you.”
“When the students play dog sledding, his wheelchair is the sled.”
“Advertising on a scooter/wheelchair is unexpected and would catch attention.”
“Ms. Portnoy bought her wheelchair from the same company that produced the ones used by Spin the lamb.”
“A good motorized custom wheelchair is well over $10,000.”
“The disabled man in the wheelchair is weeping openly.”
“By the way, are those running shoes the guy in the wheelchair is wearing?”
“Daryl "Chill" Mitchell yells as his wheelchair is sent flying a few feet across the set, the result of a good shoulder push from Tyson.”
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