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1. One who is skilled in feats of balance and agility in gymnastics.
2. One who changes one's viewpoint on short notice in response to the circumstances.

[French acrobate, from Greek akrobatēs : akros, high; see acro- + bainein, bat-, to walk; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

ac′ro·bat′ic adj.
ac′ro·bat′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk)

pertaining to or like an acrobat or acrobatics.
[1860–65; < Greek]
ac`ro•bat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.acrobatic - vigorously activeacrobatic - vigorously active; "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises"
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
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[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪk] ADJacrobático
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[ˌækrəˈbætɪk] adjacrobatique
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[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪk] adjacrobatico/a
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(ˈӕkrəbӕt) noun
a person in a circus etc who performs gymnastics.
ˌacroˈbatic adjective
ˌacroˈbatics noun plural
acrobatic performances.
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References in classic literature ?
The performance was much like all acrobatic displays; but it must be confessed that the Japanese are the first equilibrists in the world.
From the topmost peak of reason James teaches to cease reasoning and to have faith that all is well and will be well--the old, oh, ancient old, acrobatic flip of the metaphysicians whereby they reasoned reason quite away in order to escape the pessimism consequent upon the grim and honest exercise of reason.
All about me giant grasshoppers, twice as big as any I had ever seen, were doing acrobatic feats among the dried vines.
"Good my lord, in acrobatic feats, in practice with the dumb-bells, in balancing and ground and lofty tumbling are we versed--and sith your highness asketh me, I venture here to publish that in the truly marvelous and entertaining Zampillaerostation--"
Bill came to life with an almost acrobatic abruptness.
"Our young friend," said Challenger, bunching up the red apples of his cheeks, "is capable of acrobatic exertions which would be impossible to a man of a more solid, though possibly of a more commanding, appearance.
Liam Byrne, from Stonehaven, will travel to Italy with plans to train to compete in the UK Wingsuit Acrobatic National competition.
The second day of the 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships among age categories in Acrobatic Gymnastics and the 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships among age categories in Artistic Gymnastics have started at the subsidiary hall of the National Gymnastics Arena,Trendreports.
The six young men thrilled the audience with their acrobatic styles which left the spectators yelling for more.
Muscat: This year's Muscat Festival has attracted a huge number of people with its acrobatic performances being held at Naseem Garden and Amerat Park.
The Guangxi Acrobatic Art Troupe performed 12 acts at the event organised by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (Baca) and the Chinese Embassy.