aer·​o·​bat·​ics | \ ˌer-ə-ˈba-tiks How to pronounce aerobatics (audio) \

Definition of aerobatics

: spectacular flying feats and maneuvers (such as rolls and dives)

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aerobat \ ˈer-​ə-​ˌbat How to pronounce aerobat (audio) \ noun
aerobatic \ ˌer-​ə-​ˈba-​tik How to pronounce aerobatic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of aerobatics

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerobatics

aero- + (acro)batics

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The first known use of aerobatics was in 1915

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“Aerobatics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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: difficult and exciting movements of an airplane often performed for entertainment

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