funambulist
noun see funambulism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Funambulist — Fu*nam bu*list, n. A ropewalker or ropedancer …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Funambulist — (v. lat.), Seiltänzer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Funambulist — (lat. funambulus), Seiltänzer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • funambulist — rope walker, 1793, coined from L. funis rope + ambulare to walk (see AMBLE (Cf. amble)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • funambulist — [fyo͞o nam′byo͞o list] n. [< L funambulus < funis, a rope + ambulare + IST1] a tightrope walker …   English World dictionary

  • funambulist — funambulism, n. /fyooh nam byeuh list/, n. a tightrope walker. [1785 95; < L funambul(us) ropedancer + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • funambulist — noun /fjuːˈnæmbjʊlɪst/ A tightrope walker …   Wiktionary

  • Funambulist — Fu|nam|bu|list [funam...] der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> svw. ↑Funambule …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • funambulist — see FUNICULAR …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • funambulist — n. acrobat who performs on a tightrope, tightrope walker …   English contemporary dictionary

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