cartwheel

Primary Meanings of cartwheel

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

n a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim

Type of:
wheel
a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
2

n acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel

Type of:
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt
a stunt performed by an acrobat

v do cartwheels: perform an acrobatic movement using both hands and feet

Type of:
wheel, wheel around
change directions as if revolving on a pivot
3

n a dollar made of silver

Synonyms:
silver dollar
Type of:
dollar
a United States coin worth one dollar

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