Acrobatism Ac"ro*bat*ism, n. Feats of the acrobat; daring gymnastic feats; high vaulting. [1913 Webster]

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  • acrobatism — n. performances of the acrobat; daring gymnastic accomplishments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acrobatism — ac·ro·bat·ism …   English syllables

  • acrobatism — ˈakrəˌbad.ˌizəm noun ( s) : acrobatics 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • acrobatics — (n.) 1859, from ACROBATIC (Cf. acrobatic); also see ICS (Cf. ics). Earlier was acrobatism (1864). In early 20c. acrobacy (from Fr. acrobacie) sometimes was used …   Etymology dictionary

  • acrobatics — /ækrəˈbætɪks / (say akruh batiks) noun 1. (construed as singular) the feats of an acrobat; gymnastics. 2. (construed as plural) skilled tricks like those of an acrobat. Also, acrobatism /ˈækrəˌbætɪzəm/ (say akruh.batizuhm) …   Australian English dictionary

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