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EtymologyEdit

back +‎ bend

NounEdit

backbend (plural backbends)

  1. (gymnastics, dance) A move in which the performer bends backwards until the hands touch the floor or catches him/herself with the hands
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VerbEdit

backbend (third-person singular simple present backbends, present participle backbending, simple past and past participle backbended)

  1. To perform such a move.

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