• noun: a device that is made of a long piece of thick cloth stretched between two poles and that is used for carrying an injured or dead person
  • noun: one that 'stretches'
  • often used as '(be) stretchered'
  • synonyms: lie, tent, tenter


  • They carried her out to the ambulance on a 'stretcher'.

  • The injured player 'was stretchered' off the field.

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  • (..) Cool it. I helped you big time. Philippe, an escort. A safe escort! Here he comes. We took care of it. A stretcher will be here in a second. - Are you gonna be ok? - Yeah, it's fine. - Good luck. - Whatever. Now what? (..)
    2011 Intouchables