how to pronounce cartwheel


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the above transcription of cartwheel is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cartwheel is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cartwheel in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… hit 12,600 do a cartwheel whilst …”

meanings of cartwheel


  1. A gymnastic maneuver whereby the gymnast rotates to one side or the other while keeping arms and legs outstretched, spinning for one or more revolutions.
  2. A crown coin; its value, 5 shillings.
  3. The literal wheel of a cart.
  4. A silver dollar of the larger size produced before 1979.


  1. To perform the gymnastics feat of a cartwheel.
  2. To flip end over end: normally said of a crashing vehicle or aircraft. [[Image:Capoeira animation auregional.gif|thumb|right|200px|Cartwheel: Aú Aberto (Open Aú)]] [[Image:Auangole.gif|thumb|right|200px|Cartwheel: Aú Fechado (Closed Aú)]].

cartwheel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cartwheel occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cartwheel can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cartwheel can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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