Meaning of “somersault” in the English Dictionary

"somersault" in British English

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somersaultnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌm.ə.sɔːlt/ us /ˈsʌm.ɚ.sɑːlt/

(Definition of “somersault” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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somersaultnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/

a rolling movement or jump, either forward or backward, in which you turn over completely, with your body above your head, and finish on your feet:

She turned somersaults on the lawn.
somersault
verb [ I ] us /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/

The bus plunged down the hill, somersaulted twice, and landed on its side.

(Definition of “somersault” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)