Meaning of somersault
Pronunciation: (sum'ur-sôlt"), [key]
- an acrobatic movement, either forward or backward, in which the body rolls end over end, making a complete revolution.
- such a movement performed in the air as part of a dive, tumbling routine, etc.
- a complete overturn or reversal, as of opinion.
- to perform a somersault.
- somersault (Thesaurus)