- 1(of a person) to do a cartwheel (1) or cartwheels He cartwheeled across the room.
- 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.
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//