- Summersault, often spelled somersault, is a gymnastic or acrobatic movement where your feet tuck in and your head rolls over the feet, allowing the body to spin over the head like a wheel spins around.
A gymnastic move where you roll your head over your feet is an example of a summersault.
summersault definition by Webster's New World
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noun, intransitive verb
summersault definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun & v.
Variant of somersault.