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English definition of “cartwheel”

cartwheel

noun [C]     /ˈkɑːt.wiːl/ US  /ˈkɑːrt-/
a fast skilful movement like a wheel turning , in which you throw yourself sideways onto one hand , then onto both hands with your legs and arms straight and your legs pointing up, before landing on your feet againGymnastics cartwheel     verb [I]
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