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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return v. - Do an acrobatic roll.

Usage examples (34)
  • Apparently he decided to "somersault" off the bed in the middle of the night and ended up with a bloody nose.
  • Except he just did some kind of somersault which looked much more agile than anything anyone would have expected of him.
  • The Hindoo Anarchist pulled a galloping somersault.
  • I have never seen a back somersault upon a high wire. for more
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