Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cartwheel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dad, on the other hand, almost cartwheeled into the hallway.

    Odd Girl In

  • The single-engine Piper Cherokee had taken off from El Monte Airport, about two miles away, but it must have come down right away: it clipped the roof of a nearby house, cartwheeled into two parked cars and smashed into the freeway wall.

    Fallin’ Up

  • But at his best he was also capable of delivering among the most clinical yorkers in the game, the ball arrowing in toward the batsman's toes, often leaving them sprawled on the floor as they jabbed their bat futilely at the ground as the stumps cartwheeled behind them.

    The Paradox of Shoaib Akhtar

  • Mr. Brennan said the aircraft hit the very edge of the tarmac and either cartwheeled or flipped into a field beside the runway, catching fire in the process.

    Six Killed After Plane Crash in Ireland

  • "If Alex could have cartwheeled down the hallway after connecting with you, he would have," Terri Morse of Essex County NY Social Worker reported on the telephone.

    John Robinson: Mentoring: Alex, Sara and Becky

  • Caithe cartwheeled away, careful not to let the ichor touch her.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • It made a dull thud as it cartwheeled down the metal chute.

    Three Mississippi

  • Leaves rattled like brushes on a snare drum when the wind swept through, and some broke free of their trees and cartwheeled across my way, into the water, where they spun round like unmanned ships irresolute on a course.

    Another Body

  • It hit the ground and cartwheeled away in a cloud of dust.

    A Good Place for Graves « A Fly in Amber

  • They twirled and cartwheeled in the way of eight-year-old girls until they were dizzy and fell giggling on the ground.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

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