Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a kind of handspring performed sideways, with the arms and legs extended: often an optional exercise in gymnastic competition
- ☆ Slang a large coin, esp. a silver dollar
to perform cartwheels
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A handspring in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread like the spokes of a wheel.
- Slang A large coin, such as a silver dollar.
To execute a cartwheel.