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.

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Origin of ropedancer

First recorded in 1640–50; rope + dancer

OTHER WORDS FROM ropedancer

ropedance, nounropedancing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ropedancer

rope dancer

noun

another name for a tightrope walker
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