Definition of contortionist in English:


Line breaks: con|tor¦tion|ist
Pronunciation: /kənˈtɔːʃ(ə)nɪst


An entertainer who twists and bends their body into strange and unnatural positions.
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  • In addition to the band, he had a slew of video artists and contortionists, and some on-stage body piercing.
  • For two hours he had watched clowns and contortionists and acrobats and fliers and singers.
  • The Chinese State Circus arrives in Blackpool with a band of 30 of China's greatest performers including contortionists, gymnasts and dancers.

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