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ac·ro·bat

 (ăk′rə-băt′)
n.
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.

ac•ro•bat•ic

(ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk)

adj.
pertaining to or like an acrobat or acrobatics.
[1860–65; < Greek]
ac`ro•bat′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations
بَهْلَوَانِي
akrobatický
akrobatikus
fimur, fimleika-
akrobatický
akrobatski
akrobatik

acrobatic

[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪk] ADJacrobático

acrobatic

[ˌækrəˈbætɪk] adjacrobatique

acrobatic

adjakrobatisch

acrobatic

[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪk] adjacrobatico/a

acrobat

(ˈӕkrəbӕt) noun
a person in a circus etc who performs gymnastics.
ˌacroˈbatic adjective
ˌacroˈbatics noun plural
acrobatic performances.
References in classic literature ?
All about me giant grasshoppers, twice as big as any I had ever seen, were doing acrobatic feats among the dried vines.
The performance was much like all acrobatic displays; but it must be confessed that the Japanese are the first equilibrists in the world.
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.
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--"
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.
Bill came to life with an almost acrobatic abruptness.
CITY of Liverpool Acrobatic Gymnastics Club made home advantage count as they enjoyed success in the North West Acrobatic Championships.
WEST KIRBY Gymnastics Club are in celebratory mood after completing an excellent weekend at the British National Finals of Acrobatic Gymnastics.
Tony Rees produced an acrobatic overhead kick from Lee Ashcroft's cross only to watch in disbelief as Vale keeper Paul Musselwhite saved superbly on the goal-line.
In addition to John's Gold medal, the team also won another Gold medal in the Team Acrobatic category, Silver and Bronze in the Individual Acrobatic category, Bronze in Largest Stretch and Bronze in Fastest Dough.
Contract notice: Acrobatic work - specific interventions on the real estate of the city of bordeaux requiring specific access methods.
RAGTAG post-punkers Acrobatic Society are celebrating their new EP with a launch show tonight The band will welcome the record, called Kick Me, I'm Down and released through Tiny Lights Recordings, at The NewBridge Project; an artist-led studio and exhibition space in the heart of Newcastle, which makes use of empty business premises.