summersault


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sum·mer·sault

 (sŭm′ər-sôlt′)
n. & v.
Variant of somersault.

summersault

(ˈsʌməˌsɔːlt)
n, vb
(Gymnastics) a variant spelling of somersault

som•er•sault

(ˈsʌm ərˌsɔlt)

n.
1. an acrobatic movement, either forward or backward, in which the body rolls end over end, making a complete revolution.
2. such a movement performed in the air as part of a dive, tumbling routine, etc.
v.i.
3. to perform a somersault.
Sometimes, som′er•set` (-ˌsɛt)
[1520–30; < Middle French sombresaut, alter. of sobresault. literally, overleap]

summersault


Past participle: summersaulted
Gerund: summersaulting

Imperative
summersault
summersault
Present
I summersault
you summersault
he/she/it summersaults
we summersault
you summersault
they summersault
Preterite
I summersaulted
you summersaulted
he/she/it summersaulted
we summersaulted
you summersaulted
they summersaulted
Present Continuous
I am summersaulting
you are summersaulting
he/she/it is summersaulting
we are summersaulting
you are summersaulting
they are summersaulting
Present Perfect
I have summersaulted
you have summersaulted
he/she/it has summersaulted
we have summersaulted
you have summersaulted
they have summersaulted
Past Continuous
I was summersaulting
you were summersaulting
he/she/it was summersaulting
we were summersaulting
you were summersaulting
they were summersaulting
Past Perfect
I had summersaulted
you had summersaulted
he/she/it had summersaulted
we had summersaulted
you had summersaulted
they had summersaulted
Future
I will summersault
you will summersault
he/she/it will summersault
we will summersault
you will summersault
they will summersault
Future Perfect
I will have summersaulted
you will have summersaulted
he/she/it will have summersaulted
we will have summersaulted
you will have summersaulted
they will have summersaulted
Future Continuous
I will be summersaulting
you will be summersaulting
he/she/it will be summersaulting
we will be summersaulting
you will be summersaulting
they will be summersaulting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been summersaulting
you have been summersaulting
he/she/it has been summersaulting
we have been summersaulting
you have been summersaulting
they have been summersaulting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been summersaulting
you will have been summersaulting
he/she/it will have been summersaulting
we will have been summersaulting
you will have been summersaulting
they will have been summersaulting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been summersaulting
you had been summersaulting
he/she/it had been summersaulting
we had been summersaulting
you had been summersaulting
they had been summersaulting
Conditional
I would summersault
you would summersault
he/she/it would summersault
we would summersault
you would summersault
they would summersault
Past Conditional
I would have summersaulted
you would have summersaulted
he/she/it would have summersaulted
we would have summersaulted
you would have summersaulted
they would have summersaulted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.summersault - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and returnsummersault - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
tumble - an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
flip-flop - a backward somersault
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