- A trolley pole; a single-pole device for collecting electrical current from an overhead electrical line, normally for a tram/streetcar or a trolleybus.
- (US) A streetcar or light train.
- 1946, George Johnston, Skyscrapers in the Mist, page 107:
- Gremlinesque behaviour might not be very obvious to an America, who would accept as perfectly natural the quaintly pixilated sayings and doings that are happening in subways, in trolleys, on buses, in bars at all times of the day and night.
- (US, colloquial) A light rail, tramway, trolleybus or streetcar system.
- A truck from which the load is suspended in some kinds of cranes.
- A truck which travels along the fixed conductors in an electric railway, and forms a means of connection between them and a railway car.
- (Australia, New Zealand, Britain) A cart or shopping cart; a shopping trolley.
- (Britain) A hand truck.
- (Britain) A soapbox car.
- (Britain) A gurney, a stretcher with wheeled legs.
- (Philippines) A handcar.
- (streetcar): interurban
- To bring to by trolley.
- To use a trolley vehicle to go from one place to another.
- To travel by trolley (streetcar, trolleybus or light train).
trolley m (plural trolleys)
- → Romanian: troleu
- “trolley”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
trolley m (plural trolleys or trolley)
- (anglicism) Alternative spelling of
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