Definition of wire-walker in English:

wire-walker

Line breaks: wire-walker

noun

  • An acrobat who walks along and performs feats on a tightrope.
    More example sentences
    • Other attractions at the circus include clowns, acrobats, Kenyan warriors, wire-walkers, trapeze artists, an equestrian display and jugglers.
    • The circus boasts camels, zebras, llamas, dogs, pigeons and ducks, as well as clowns, jugglers, wire-walkers and trapeze artists.

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