Definitions for somersaultˈsʌm ərˌsɔlt; -ˌsɛt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip(verb)

    an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

  2. somersault(verb)

    do a somersault

Wiktionary

  1. somersault(Noun)

    In gymnastics, an act where the gymnast turns head over heels

  2. somersault(Verb)

    To perform a somersault.

    The performer somersaulted all the way across the stage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Somersault(noun)

    alt. of Somerset

Freebase

  1. Somersault

    A somersault is an acrobatic exercise in which a person's body revolves 360° with feet passing over the head. A somersault can be performed either forwards, backwards, or sideways and can be executed in the air or on the ground. When performed on the ground it is normally called a roll.


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