Cartwheel definition

kärtwēl, -hwēl
A handspring in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread like the spokes of a wheel.
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The literal wheel of a cart.
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A gymnastic maneuver whereby the gymnast rotates to one side or the other while keeping arms and legs outstretched, spinning for one or more revolutions.
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(US) A silver dollar of the larger size produced before 1979.
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To perform the gymnastics feat of a cartwheel.
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To flip end over end.

The race car hit a bump and cartwheeled over the finish line.

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A kind of handspring performed sideways, with the arms and legs extended: often an optional exercise in gymnastic competition.
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(slang) A large coin, esp. a silver dollar.
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To perform cartwheels.
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To execute a cartwheel.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cartwheel
Plural:
cartwheels

Origin of cartwheel