tightrope walker

  1. an acrobat who performs on a tightrope

Derived forms of tightrope walker

  • tightrope walking, noun

Words Nearby tightrope walker

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How to use tightrope walker in a sentence

  • One thing that we must suppose he particularly liked was a wonderful tightrope walker.

    The Silent Readers | William D. Lewis
  • Should you like to be a juggler, a tightrope walker, or a clown?

  • Telephone to the clown, or the juggler, or the tightrope walker, or the horseback rider.

  • 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