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ropedancer

[rohp-dan-ser, -dahn-]
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noun
  1. a person who walks across or performs acrobatics upon a rope stretched at some height above the floor or ground.
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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
  1. another name for a tightrope walker
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