Meaning of handspring
Pronunciation: (hand'spring"), [key]
— n., v., -sprang, -sprung, -springing.
- an acrobatic feat in which one starts from a standing position and wheels the body forward or backward in a complete circle, landing first on the hands and then on the feet, without contact by the rest of the body.
- to perform a handspring. Cf. somersault.
- handspring (Thesaurus)