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See definition of somersaults on Dictionary.com
  • as inacrobatics
  • as intumbling

synonyms for somersaults

  • balancing
  • feats
  • gymnastics
  • stunts
  • tumbling
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How to use somersaults in a sentence

Why, he can take these little bears and have 'em turning somersaults, dancing, and climbing to their perches in no time.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
I danced till I was quite tired, but managed to wind up the entertainment with a few somersaults, which impressed them vastly.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
At night they put lights on 'em, and they went up in the air and turned somersaults over and over again.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
They drink and drink until, if I'm driving them away, they stagger as they fly and turn somersaults in the air.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
Some of them can only taper fort, stand on their heads, turn somersaults or commit deeds of violence, to make people notice them.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The dog didn't answer, but he gave a little short bark, and then he began turning somersaults.
UNCLE WIGGILY'S ADVENTURESHOWARD R. GARIS
Why, he began turning somersaults so fast that he looked just like a pinwheel going around, or an automobile tire whizzing along.
UNCLE WIGGILY'S ADVENTURESHOWARD R. GARIS
He was not going to turn somersaults, or roll over backward, or walk like a dancing bear, for any Boy alive!
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
What athlete has turned more somersaults than some of these representative men?
THE WIT AND HUMOR OF AMERICA, VOLUME II. (OF X.)VARIOUS
Without a word the boy began turning handsprings and somersaults and doing flipflops in front of the girl.
BUNNY BROWN AND HIS SISTER SUE GIVING A SHOWLAURA LEE HOPE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOMERSAULTS

  • balancing
  • feats
  • gymnastics
  • somersaults
  • stunts
  • tumbling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.