[ ak-ruh-bat-ik ]
/ ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk /


of, relating to, or like an acrobat or acrobatics.
having the good balance, agility, and coordination of an acrobat.
Also ac·ro·bat·i·cal.

Origin of acrobatic

From the Greek word akrobatikós, dating back to 1860–65. See acrobat, -ic
Related formsac·ro·bat·i·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·ac·ro·bat·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for acrobatic



1848; see acrobat + -ic. Related: Acrobatically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper