funambulist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n funambulist an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n funambulist A performer on a stretched rope; a rope-walker or rope-dancer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Funambulist a rope-walker
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. funis, a rope, ambulāre, to walk.