Translation of high wire in Spanish:

high wire

n

  • cuerda (feminine) floja (before noun/delante del nombre) a high-wire act un número en la cuerda floja, un número de equilibrismo high-wire artiste equilibrista (mf), funámbulo, (m,f)
    More example sentences
    • The girls look down from the high wire riding bicycles across the taut cable toward each other.
    • Loretta Bailey, especially, who tackles Maria with a flighty charm, is performing on a very high wire.
    • This is not a momentary wobble: at this point the acrobat has slipped off the high wire altogether and brought the show to a tragic halt.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.