a person who performs, especially professionally, on a trapeze.
- Also called tra·pez·ist.
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How to use trapeze artist in a sentence
Behind-the-scenes Broadway workers are like trapeze artists in a way, swinging from job to job as one show closes and others open, keeping one another apprised of upcoming opportunities.
Freed from her guitar, but wearing counterintuitive pumps, she leaned back like a trapeze artist.
Along the way he also picked up the skills to be an acrobat, a juggler, a wire walker, a trapeze artist, and a clown.
A great acrobat or trapeze artist has no recognized place in society, and his ambition is of a low character.The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus | Horatio Alger Jr.
I propose to make a magnificent trapeze-artist out of her, and willingly risk my life to do it.Pandora's Box | Frank Wedekind
One of them, Millie, had become a great balancing trapeze artist, and was with the Forepaugh circus.The Autobiography of a Clown | Isaac Frederick Marcosson
If Ruth had had any doubts about the trapeze artist and her father, she was at once disarmed when Barnabetta came down to dinner.The Corner House Girls' Odd Find | Grace Brooks Hill
The little girls, who had not seen Barnabetta arrive in her boys apparel, were taken with the trapeze artist at once.The Corner House Girls' Odd Find | Grace Brooks Hill