Definition of slacklining in English:

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slacklining

Pronunciation: /ˈslaklʌɪnɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The activity or sport of balancing on a rope or strip of webbing that is fixed high above the ground but not stretched so as to be taut: slacklining in Cheddar Gorge has been banned until new rules covering insurance come into force
More example sentences
  • The slacklining begins at sundown, the various walkers gloriously backlit by a cliff across the Valley that shines in the last light of day.
  • After class, students hang out in front of the dining hall and practice slacklining - balancing on a loose piece of webbing tied between two trees.
  • If you've ever wanted to walk a tightrope high above the circus floor but got nervous just thinking about it, slacklining may be for you.

Derivatives

slackliner

noun
Example sentences
  • Optimized for use with ultra longlines and highlines, this thing was built for the hardcore slackliner.
  • She had a slackliner on her Super Bowl stage show and now people are talking about it all over.
  • Most students have been lucky enough to witness the slackliners in action at OSU.

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