Synonyms for acrobatics

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-ruh-bat-iks
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪks

Définition of acrobatics

Origin :
  • 1859, from acrobatic; also see -ics. Also acrobatism (1864). In early 20c. acrobacy (from French acrobacie) sometimes was used.
  • noun athletic floor exercises
Example sentences :
  • The acrobatics which he performed with that defenceless consonant were marvelous.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • After the acrobatics came sleight-of-hand with cards and handkerchiefs.
  • Extract from : « The Flying Death » by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Noblemen playing at acrobatics were an easy subject for abuse.
  • Extract from : « Acrobats and Mountebanks » by Hugues Le Roux
  • I gave him a wild ride with lots of acrobatics: loops, rolls and spins.
  • Extract from : « The Biography of a Rabbit » by Roy Benson
  • After he has done that the student goes to Pau for his test in acrobatics.
  • Extract from : « The A.E.F. » by Heywood Broun
  • The next time you go to a vaudeville show get there in time for the acrobatics and notice how all the participants are Musculars.
  • Extract from : « How to Analyze People on Sight » by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
  • We'll have Arab acrobatics, Persian dances, a grand march, electric lights and absolutely no money to distribute.
  • Extract from : « The Man From Brodney's » by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Here our tall friend had to resort to his acrobatics more than ever: at times he would crawl on all fours to "dodge 'em."
  • Extract from : « 500 of the Best Cockney War Stories » by Various
  • The series of acrobatics performed upon the fixed triple bars are called passes.
  • Extract from : « Acrobats and Mountebanks » by Hugues Le Roux
  • Reverse control flying and acrobatics--stunting generally is impossible for them.
  • Extract from : « Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings » by Dorothy Wayne

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