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cartwheel

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noun cart·wheel \ˈkärt-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Simple Definition of cartwheel

  • : an athletic movement in which you move sideways by placing one hand and then the other on the ground, lifting your feet into the air, and then landing on one foot and then the other foot

Full Definition of cartwheel

  1. 1 :  a large coin (as a silver dollar)

  2. 2 :  a lateral handspring with arms and legs extended


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cartwheel

verb cart·wheel

Simple Definition of cartwheel

  • : to do a cartwheel

  • : to spin or turn over in a violent and uncontrolled way

Full Definition of cartwheel

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move like a turning wheel; specifically :  to perform cartwheels

cart·wheel·er noun

Examples of cartwheel

  1. She cartwheeled across the floor.

  2. The car hit the pole and then cartwheeled across the road.



1917

First Known Use of cartwheel

1917



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