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Definition of "handstand" [handstand]

  • The act of balancing on the hands with one's feet in the air. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "handstand" in a sentence
  • "Then a kind of handstand where you fling your legs up in the air."
  • "A giant red lobster doing a handstand is a great metaphor for the artist's erect … interest in Dalí. ""
  • "For his next trick, the onetime Michigan cheerleader will grip one friend by the shoulders and hoist himself into an arm-to-arm handstand."