- noun a person who performs acrobatics high above the ground on a tightrope or trapezes.
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aerialist — aer i*al*ist n. 1. an athlete who performs acts high above the ground on a trapeze or high wire, requiring skill and agility and coordination. Syn: trapeze artist [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. a burglar who gains entrance to buildings from the rooftop,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aerialist — [er′ē əl ist] n. an acrobat who performs on a trapeze, high wire, etc … English World dictionary
aerialist — noun Date: 1905 one who performs feats in the air or above the ground especially on the trapeze … New Collegiate Dictionary
aerialist — /air ee euh list, ay ear ee euh /, n. 1. a trapeze artist. 2. Slang. a burglar who gains entrance to a building or apartment by leaping from rooftop to rooftop, sliding down ropes, or the like. [1900 05; AERIAL + IST] * * * … Universalium
aerialist — noun An acrobat performing high off the ground, defying a fall to earth, as on a trapeze or a tightrope … Wiktionary
aerialist — Synonyms and related words: acrobat, bareback rider, circus artist, clown, contortionist, equestrian director, equilibrist, flier, funambulist, gymnast, high wire artist, high wire artist, juggler, lion tamer, palaestrian, pancratiast, ringmaster … Moby Thesaurus
aerialist — aer|i|al|ist [ˈeəriəlıst US ˈer ] n someone who goes down a mountain on ↑skis and performs complicated jumps and turns in the air … Dictionary of contemporary English
aerialist — aerÂ·iÂ·alÂ·ist || eÉ™rÉªÉ™lÉªst n. one who performs on a trapeze or high wire … English contemporary dictionary
aerialist — n trapeze artist, man on the flying trapeze, aerial gymnast or artist or performer; tight rope walker, ropewalker, ropedancer, high wire artist, slack rope artist, funambulist, equilibrist, balancer; acrobat, gymnast, tumbler, somersaulter, high… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
aerialist — aer·i·al·ist … English syllables