or som·er·set sum·mer·sault, sum·mer·set
Origin of somersault
Words nearby somersault
How to use somersault in a sentence
In 1950, he married June Biber, a Chicago classmate, and performed a standing somersault at the wedding.Edmond Freeman, newspaper publisher who shook up 1960s Arkansas, dies at 94|Tom Hamburger|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
Their fluttering punches and somersaults, or relative stillness, may unconsciously condition us to expect chaos or calm from our baby-to-be, training us to be the best mom for the job.Moms: You shaped your children, but the reverse is true, too — down to your very cells|Abigail Tucker|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
Instead of making his mouth do somersaults, Wallen centers himself in the music, focusing on his lungs, his throat.Morgan Wallen’s big moment feels about 19 songs too long|Chris Richards|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Anything more complicated than a somersault looks like a cutscene from a PlayStation game.Krrish 3 Review: What the Bollywood Movie Steals From Superhero Films|Sujay Kumar|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This, and no other, is the explanation of that remarkable somersault in Napoleon's diplomacy which followed in the next few weeks.
This was apparently a complete somersault, for it meant that either Alexander must yield or the alliance would be jeopardized.
At any rate he tripped on the edge of a rug, almost turned a somersault, blacked his eye and cried for half an hour.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
Your abolition government may turn a somersault some fine morning.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
And with the recovery of the name Quin's mind did another somersault.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
British Dictionary definitions for somersault
- a forward roll in which the head is placed on the ground and the trunk and legs are turned over it
- a similar roll in a backward direction