wirewalker

or wire-walk·er

[ wahyuhr-waw-ker ]
/ ˈwaɪərˌwɔ kər /

noun

an acrobat who performs on a wire tightrope.

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Origin of wirewalker

First recorded in 1760–70; wire + walker
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British Dictionary definitions for wirewalker

wirewalker
/ (ˈwaɪəˌwɔːkə) /

noun

mainly US another name for tightrope walker
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