Definition of Ropedancer

1. Noun. An acrobat who performs on a rope stretched at some height above the ground.

Exact synonyms: Ropewalker
Generic synonyms: Aerialist



Definition of Ropedancer

1. n. One who dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats, on a rope extended through the air at some height.

Definition of Ropedancer

1. Noun. (dated) A tightrope walker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ropedancer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ropedancer

rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge
roped
ropedancer (current term)
ropedancers
ropedancing
ropedancings
ropeless
ropelike
ropeloft
ropelofts
ropemaker
ropemakers
ropemaking
ropeman
ropemate
ropemates
ropemen

Literary usage of Ropedancer

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1. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1876)
"Barlow - 3 to 1 agst ropedancer, 11 to 2 each agst Castle Wellan and Arbitrator, 100 to 15 each agst Florimel and Antidote, 100 to 8 agst Shallow, ..."

2. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1876)
"There, however, the weight told, and Melitta and ropedancer had the finish to themselves, ... which ropedancer deprived her of near home, and won cleverly. ..."

3. The new and complete dictionary of the English languageby John Ash by John Ash (1795)
"... (a^j.from ropedancer) Dancing on a rope. ... The a£l of a ropedancer, dances on a rope. the exhibition of a ..."

4. History of the French Revolution of 1789 by Louis Blanc (1848)
"... that skill in manual exercises had always been a sufficient glory for him, and at twenty-three years of age, a pupil of the ropedancer Placide, ..."

5. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1875)
"... 4 yrs,list 416 Sherrington 2 Mr O. Dash's ropedancer, 5 yrs, ... 4 yrs, list 2lb W. Ducker - 9 to 4 agst ropedancer, 5 to 1 agst Weathercock, ..."

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