Pram vs Dingy - What's the difference?

pram | dingy |


As nouns the difference between pram and dingy

is that pram is a barge (boat) while dingy is penis or dingy can be .

As an adjective dingy is

drab; shabby; dirty; squalid.

pram

English

Etymology 1

Shortening of (perambulator).

Noun

(en noun)
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand) A small vehicle, usually covered, in which a newborn baby is pushed around in a lying position; a perambulator.
  • * 1975 , , The Realms of Gold , 1977, page 127,
  • Janet Bird nĂ©e Ollerenshaw was pushing her pram along Tockley High Street.
  • * 2006 , , unnumbered page,
  • For a start the pram' was heavier than it appeared, and also they were pulling it along very uneven ground. The edge of the field was slightly banked which tilted the ' pram at an angle.
  • * 2012 , , Dark Companions , page 233,
  • Stepping over her, he unbuttoned the pram ?s apron and pulled it back.
    At first he couldn?t make out what the pram' contained. He had to crane himself over, holding his body back from the obscuring light. The ' pram was full of groceries—cabbage, sprouts, potatoes.
    Synonyms
    * (US) baby carriage
    Coordinate terms
    * (vehicle in which an infant or toddler is pushed in sitting position) baby buggy, pushchair, pusher, stroller
    Derived terms
    * doll's pram

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * prahm

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical, historical) A flat-bottomed barge used on shallow shores to convey cargo to and from ships that cannot enter the harbour.
  • (nautical, historical) A similar barge used as platform for cannons in shallow waters which seagoing warships cannot enter.
  • A type of dinghy with a flat bow.
  • * 1979 August, F. M. Paulson, Car-topable Craft'', '' , page 50,
  • Although the pram', like the johnboat, has a squared-off bow as well as stern, the bow lines on the ' pram will be narrower than those encountered on a johnboat.
  • * 1994 , Dave Hughes, Fly Fishing Basics , unnumbered page,
  • Nothing can beat the simple pleasure of paddling a pram around on a foggy dawn, probing pad flats, stumps and fallen logs for lurking bass.

    Anagrams

    * * * English heteronyms English terms with multiple etymologies ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • ferry
  • Declension

    {{sh-decl-noun , pram, pramovi , prama, pramova , pramu, pramovima , pram, pramove , prame, pramovi , pramu, pramovima , pramom, pramovima }}

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    dingy

    English

    Etymology 1

    From English dialectal (Kentish) . http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=dingy&searchmode=none

    Adjective

    (er)
  • drab; shabby; dirty; squalid
  • Synonyms
    * (drab) dismal, drab, dreary, gloomy, grimy
    Antonyms
    * (drab) bright, clean
    Derived terms
    * dingily * dinginess

    Noun

    (head)
  • (rfv-sense) Penis.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (dingies)
  • (Charles Dickens)

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