ropedancer

[ rohp-dan-ser, -dahn- ]
/ ˈroʊpˌdæn sər, -ˌdɑn- /

noun

a person who walks across or performs acrobatics upon a rope stretched at some height above the floor or ground.

Nearby words

  1. rope tow,
  2. rope yarn,
  3. rope's end,
  4. rope-a-dope,
  5. ropeable,
  6. ropemaking,
  7. ropery,
  8. ropewalk,
  9. ropewalker,
  10. ropeway

Origin of ropedancer

First recorded in 1640–50; rope + dancer

Related formsrope·dance, nounrope·danc·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for rope dancer

rope dancer

noun

another name for a tightrope walker
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