Synonyms for acrobat

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-ruh-bat
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk rəˌbæt

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Définition of acrobat

Origin :
  • 1825, from French acrobate (14c.), "tightrope-walker," and directly from Greek akrobates "rope dancer, gymnastic performer," related to akrobatos "going on tip-toe, climbing up high," from akros "topmost, at the point end" (see acrid) + stem of bainein "walk, go" (see come).
  • noun performer who does tricks, physical feats
Example sentences :
  • He must have been an acrobat of the first water to manage such a thing!
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal » by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • There was an exclamation of surprise from the second acrobat.
  • Extract from : « The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus » by Horatio Alger Jr.
  • One of these young men is an acrobat, who will be one of us.
  • Extract from : « The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus » by Horatio Alger Jr.
  • "Please, sir, the acrobat had my pen balanced on his nose," said Minnie feebly.
  • Extract from : « Golden Moments » by Anonymous
  • With the skill of an acrobat he swung one leg over the opening.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Before he could recover himself the thief was up like an acrobat and gone.
  • Extract from : « The Garret and the Garden » by R.M. Ballantyne
  • It was the work of an acrobat, such as he would have achieved in doubt and despair.
  • Extract from : « The Ocean Cat's Paw » by George Manville Fenn
  • He must be a acrobat or be made of wonderful elastic, if he could stretch that far!
  • Extract from : « Some Everyday Folk and Dawn » by Miles Franklin
  • Ira Beasley glanced at the pale face of the acrobat, and shook his head.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Trail and Town » by Bret Harte
  • The purpose is as conscious as that which informs the gyrations of an acrobat.
  • Extract from : « Talks on Writing English » by Arlo Bates

Antonyms for acrobat

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