[ih-kwil-uh-brist, ee-kwuh-lib-rist, ek-wuh-]
- a performer who is skilled at balancing in unusual positions and hazardous movements, as a tightrope walker in a circus.
Origin of equilibrist
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Examples from the Web for equilibrist
The lowest step of equilibrist art is the globe performance.
The equilibrist does not require the same effort in his work.
Can we say that the equilibrist is really victorious over the vertigo?
It is not only a question of averting the danger of maternity, which ends the artistic career of an equilibrist.
After much observation I am convinced that it would be more accurate to write that the vertigo conquers the equilibrist.
- a person who performs balancing feats, esp on a high wire
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