tightrope walker


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tightrope walker

n
(Theatre) an acrobat who performs on a tightrope
tightrope walking n
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Noun1.tightrope walker - an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack ropetightrope walker - an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
acrobat - an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination
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tightrope walker

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tightrope walker

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References in classic literature ?
From one lofty branch the agile creature swung with Clayton through a dizzy arc to a neighboring tree; then for a hundred yards maybe the sure feet threaded a maze of interwoven limbs, balancing like a tightrope walker high above the black depths of verdure beneath.
Highlights included a tightrope walker, showgirls, acrobats, clowns, and exotic animals The Carnevale di Venezia is among the oldest carnivals in the world.
Tightrope walker Maikel Kieftenbeld is one booking away from a two-match ban.
The Blondin Restaurant takes its name from The Blondin, an aerial ropeway named after 19th century tightrope walker Charles Blondin that was developed to transport slate in open quarries in North Wales, including Penrhyn.
1859: The tightrope walker Blondin crossed Niagara Falls from the US to Canada in just eight minutes.
From the ever growing pile of spent matches to the blinded tightrope walker, the despair and physical symptoms are empathetically portrayed in moving vignettes.
There was music from a disco roadshow and majorettes troupes competing for various awards, and there was action from the Mid Wales Axe Racing Club and tightrope walker Bernie Bennett.
1859: The great tightrope walker Blondin crossed Niagara Falls from the US to Canada in just eight minutes.
There is also a butterfly, a tightrope walker and even a monster.
The debate we're having, true to our times, is both dumber and more malicious, and it was on display this month as at least two of our finest institutions of higher learning, Stanford and Oberlin, treated us to the intellectual equivalent of watching a tightrope walker trip and go splat on the asphalt.
On the back wall was projected a documentary-style film, Faux depart (False Start), 2015 (shown in alternation with The Tightrope Walker, 2015), depicting the landscape and its light states, focusing on the work of the fossil hunters whose businesses populate this region.
The Estonian filmmakers are coming to end of shooting a documentary in Osh city about the life of a young tightrope walker and his family, the Cinema Development Fund said.