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cartwheel

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noun cart·wheel \ˈkärt-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Definition of cartwheel

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

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

Examples of cartwheel in a sentence

  1. The children turned cartwheels and somersaults on the grass.

1855

First Known Use of cartwheel

1855


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cartwheel

verb cart·wheel

Definition of cartwheel

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

cartwheeler

noun

Examples of cartwheel in a sentence

  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


CARTWHEEL Defined for English Language Learners

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cartwheel

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noun cart·wheel \ˈkärt-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Definition of cartwheel for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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cartwheel

verb cart·wheel

Definition of cartwheel for English Language Learners

  • : to do a cartwheel

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


CARTWHEEL Defined for Kids

cartwheel

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noun cart·wheel \ˈkärt-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Definition of cartwheel for Students

  1. :  a handspring made to the side with arms and legs sticking out



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