Catherine wheel love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!

Catherine wheel


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A breaking wheel.
  • n. The image of a breaking wheel, or wheel with spikes on it.
  • n. A firework that rotates when lit.
  • n. A cartwheel move in gymnastics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as rose window and wheel window. Called also Catherine-wheel window.
  • A revolving piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See catharine-wheel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.