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Noun: somersault  'sú-mu(r),solt [N. Amer], 'sú-mu(r),sólt or 'sú-mu(r),solt [Brit]
  1. An acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    - somerset [dialect], summersault [archaic], somersaulting, flip
Verb: somersault  'sú-mu(r),solt [N. Amer], 'sú-mu(r),sólt or 'sú-mu(r),solt [Brit]
  1. Do a somersault

Derived forms: somersaulted, somersaults, somersaulting

Type of: roll over, tumble

Encyclopedia: Somersault