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aerialist Syllabification: aer·i·al·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈerēələst/

Definition of aerialist in English:


A person who performs acrobatics high above the ground on a tightrope or trapezes.
Example sentences
  • This physically elastic and histrionically pliable performer is as acrobatic on a stage as an aerialist under the big top.
  • Performed by two aerialists high on towers, it is a tale of friendship shattered when two young women find themselves on different sides in a civil war.
  • The husband-and-wife team, are professionally trained aerialists who met during a street performers festival.
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