[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 equilibrist does not require the same effort in his work.
The lowest step of equilibrist art is the globe performance.
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.
The equilibrist balances his shoulders and nape upon it, and then raises both legs at a right angle.
- a person who performs balancing feats, esp on a high wire
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