tightrope walking

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Tightrope Walking

See also acrobatics.

a person who performs aerial acrobatics, as a trapeze artist, tightrope walker, stunt flier, etc.
the art or skill of tightrope walking. — funambulist, n.
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Noun1.tightrope walking - walking on a tightrope or slack rope
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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It was clearly every man for himself when it come to rope walking across the water barrier, but at least one competitor got a helping hand.
Nearly 50 children, aged between four and 12, learned the art of tight- rope walking, stilt-walking and juggling and got to ride around on mini- bikes and unicycles.
Just recently, head consultant Mike Sills and all his staff gave up their Bank Holiday weekend to take all the children for a four-day break in the Lake District, where they enjoyed activities such as canoeing, rope walking, scrambling, zip wiring and walking.