Definition of Ropewalker

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

Exact synonyms: Ropedancer
Generic synonyms: Aerialist



Definition of Ropewalker

1. n. A ropedancer.

Definition of Ropewalker

1. Noun. an acrobat, performing a tightrope dance; ropedancer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ropewalker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ropewalker

ropemaker
ropemakers
ropemaking
ropeman
ropemate
ropemates
ropemen
roper
roperies
ropers
ropery
ropes
ropesman
ropesmen
ropewalk
ropewalker (current term)
ropewalkers
ropewalks
ropeway
ropeways
ropework
ropeworks
ropey
rophy
ropier
ropiest
ropily
ropiness
ropinesses
roping

Literary usage of Ropewalker

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1. The Smith-McMurry Language Series by Charles Alphonso Smith, Lida Brown McMurry (1919)
"Perhaps you saw a clown doing funny things, or a ropewalker, or a juggler. You might begin your story in this way: I saw many interesting things at the ..."

2. Constantinople by Edwin Augustus Grosvenor (1895)
"Whatever was used or appeared at a contest — a rope, a trained bear, a performing mule, a ropewalker, a dancer — was the property or partisan of one faction ..."

3. Constantinople by Edwin Augustus Grosvenor (1895)
"Whatever was used or appeared at a contest — a rope, a trained bear, a performing mule, a ropewalker, a dancer — was the property or partisan of one faction ..."

4. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1906)
"... or a gymnast, or a contortionist, or a circus rider, or a ropewalker, or In any exhibition of like dangerous character, or as a beggar, or mendicant, ..."

5. Elementary Composition and Rhetoric by William Edward Mead (1894)
"(5) The ropewalker at Niagara Falls. (6) Tell the story of Robinson Crusoe. (7) Tell a similar story of some lost Arctic explorer. ..."

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