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handspring

noun hand·spring \-ˌspriŋ\

: a fast movement in which you jump forward or backward, land on your hands, swing your legs up and over your body, and then land on your feet

Full Definition of HANDSPRING

:  an acrobatic feat in which the body turns forward or backward in a full circle from a standing position and lands first on the hands and then on the feet
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Examples of HANDSPRING

  1. He did a handspring on the lawn.

First Known Use of HANDSPRING

1875
HANDSPRING Defined for Kids

handspring

noun hand·spring \ˈhand-ˌspriŋ\

Definition of HANDSPRING for Kids

:  a movement in which a person turns the body forward or backward in a full circle from a standing position and lands first on the hands and then on the feet

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