Definition of Tightrope walker

1. Noun. An acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope.

Exact synonyms: Funambulist
Generic synonyms: Acrobat
Derivative terms: Funambulism



Definition of Tightrope walker

1. Noun. An acrobat who practices tightrope walking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tightrope Walker

tightie-whities
tightish
tightknit
tightlaced
tightlacer
tightlacers
tightlacing
tightlipped
tightlippedness
tightly
tightly fitting
tightly knit
tightness
tightnesses
tightrope
tightrope walker (current term)
tightrope walking
tightropes
tightwad
tightwads
tightwire
tightwires
tighty-whities
tighty whities
tiglate
tiglian
tiglic
tiglic acid
tiglon

Literary usage of Tightrope walker

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1. Walking the Tightrope: Talks on Meditative Development with Pemasiri Thera by David Young (2005)
"And he is not thinking it is a good or bad thing to walk on the rope, nor is he making a lot of wishes for his future. The tightrope walker is only paying ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"Lll.-99. monly imagined to be about the same as those which beset the professional tightrope walker. Of course this was all due to a misunderstanding; ..."

3. The History of the Boston Theatre, 1854-1901 by Eugene Tompkins, Quincy Kilby (1908)
"... Blondin the tightrope walker, Paul Brilliant, Maugin, Marzetti, Thilman, Axel, Ione, Mme. Marzetti, Victorine Franck, Mlles. ..."

4. The History of the Boston Theatre, 1854-1901 by Eugene Tompkins, Quincy Kilby (1908)
"... June 5, 1855, the principals being Francis Ravel, Blondin the tightrope walker, Paul Brilliant, Maugin, Marzetti, Thilman, Axel, lone. Mme. ..."

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