Definition of aerialist in English:


Syllabification: aer·i·al·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rēəlist


  • A person who performs acrobatics high above the ground on a tightrope or trapezes.
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    • 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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