verb (used without object), tight·roped, tight·rop·ing.
verb (used with object), tight·roped, tight·rop·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for tightrope
The heir to a tightrope walking family has tried some crazy stunts in his day.Nik Wallenda’s Blindfolded Tightrope Caper: Defying Death Over The Chicago River|Jacqui Goddard|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The self-styled ‘Art Criminal’ dazzled onlookers and made history when he tightrope walked between the WTC towers 40 years ago.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The clan had a tightrope act that went horribly wrong in 1962.Thrills and Too Many Spills: The Dangers of the Circus|Marina Watts|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is refreshing, and a relief, that it can walk the tightrope of its own controversy just as skillfully.‘Saturday Night Live’ Brilliantly Skewers Diversity Problem With Host Kerry Washington|Kevin Fallon|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Is that the weirdest thing that's happened while tightrope walking?Nik Wallenda Will Tightrope Walk Across the Grand Canyon, and He’s Not Even Nervous|Anna Brand|June 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Brown, balancing cautiously, walked the intervening fence like an amateur on a tightrope.The Green Mouse|Robert W. Chambers
From there on I was like a man on a tightrope, hounded by invisible tormentors trying to shake me off.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
Should you like to be a juggler, a tightrope walker, or a clown?Beginner's Book in Language|H. Jeschke
He felt as if he were walking along a tightrope over a yawning chasm.Dave Dawson with the Commandos|R. Sidney Bowen
Kendricks made a nervous joke about a tightrope walker, but when his turn came he picked his way securely, without losing balance.The Planet Savers|Marion Zimmer Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for tightrope
Idioms and Phrases with tightrope
see walk a tightrope.