Definition of handstand in English:

handstand

Syllabification: hand·stand
Pronunciation: /ˈhandˌstand
 
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noun

  • An act of balancing on one’s hands with one’s feet in the air or against a wall.
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    • They are doing handstands, cartwheels and back flips in San Diego for a team that was 1-15 last season.
    • You are astonished to discover the man can do cartwheels, handstands and back flips.
    • Considering the twins were already doing handstands and backflips while blindfolded on the top of a revolving 16-metre high wheel of death, it's difficult to imagine how the Russians might have gone one better.

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