body roll

noun

Definition of body roll

  1. :  the side-to-side leaning movement of a turning vehicle Body roll occurs as a vehicle pitches from side to side in the manner of a yacht on a troubled sea. It can be unnerving. And if the swaying motion is violent enough, it can contribute to loss of vehicle control. — Warren Brown

1923

First Known Use of body roll

1923


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up body roll? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

Get Word of the Day daily email!