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
Examples of handspring in a sentence
He did a handspring on the lawn.
First Known Use of handspring
HANDSPRING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handspring for English Language Learners
: 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
HANDSPRING Defined for Kids
Definition of handspring for Students
: 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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