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Definition of cartwheel verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cartwheel

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːl//
     
    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cartwheel
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːl//
     
    he / she / it cartwheels
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːlz//
     
    past simple cartwheeled
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːld//
     
    past participle cartwheeled
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːld//
     
    -ing form cartwheeling
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːtwiːlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrtwiːlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a person) to do a cartwheel (1) or cartwheels He cartwheeled across the room.
  2. 2(of a vehicle or object) to turn over in the air, often after hitting something The car struck the embankment and cartwheeled several times.

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