cartwheel cartwheel  /ˈkɑr ˌtwil/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
  2. (n) acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
  3. (n) a dollar made of silver
  4. (v) do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both hands and feet

Usage(s):

  1. The speech they liked the best was by red-haired Novelist Fannie Hurst, who rose majestically in a black cartwheel hat, a slinky black dress and an egg-sized, green-stoned ring.
  2. The package was about the proper bulk and proportions to contain a cartwheel.
  3. She can, for the hell of it, still turn a cartwheel or twirl a rope.

News

Quotes

  1. "I'm not sure if I should sing the anthem or do a cartwheel or just encourage you guys to vote," Huber told the crowd during an on-court interview.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Liezel Huber Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We'd rather our tight end not fumble around, fall down and do six pushups, do a cartwheel, get up and try to catch it," Meyer said.
    on Oct 7, 2006 By: Urban Meyer Source: ESPN

  3. "I guess they don't want you to have much fun at all after an interception," Bucs coach Jon Gruden said. "I don't disagree or want to get fined any money, but a guy does a backflip, a guy does a cartwheel. : I've got to look into exactly what...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Jon Gruden Source: Tampabay.com

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