verb (used without object), hand·sprang, hand·sprung, hand·springing.
Examples from the Web for handspring
Monsieur Call bowed to everyone, including little Artaban, who acknowledged his courtesy by executing a handspring.San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams|Charles Paul de Kock
The tub went down, and Charlie turned a handspring in the hot suds and came up covered with foam and wet clothes.Motor Matt's Mystery|Stanley R. Matthews
"Gentlemen to see you, sir," shouted Archibald, invading the room almost at a handspring.Whirligigs|O. Henry
Marty, watching breathless and wide-eyed from the field, threw a handspring and uttered a whoop of joy.The Arrival of Jimpson|Ralph Henry Barbour
"I'm goin' to the Surgeon an' git an excuse," said Gleason, who had sprained his wrist a trifle in turning a handspring.Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6)|John McElroy