ropewalker


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Noun1.ropewalker - an acrobat who performs on a rope stretched at some height above the ground
aerialist - an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)
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ropewalker

[ˈrəʊpˌwɔːkəʳ] Nfunámbulo/a m/f, volatinero/a m/f
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If you happen to go there today, you'll get to watch acrobats, magic tricks, trampoline, a contortionist and a ropewalker who balances his way across the 1.
The crowd broke into cheers, signalling the opening of the 10-day Souq Waqif Celebrations 2015, as they watched in awe while the ropewalker slowly made his way from the building's concrete balusters to the safety of an adjacent penthouse.
63) Apart from the presence of the ropewalker Edward La Rosiere in Dalle Case's troupe, there is little to connect the Australian Olympic Theatre to Sydney's first successful circus established in 1850.