high-wire act

noun

Definition of high-wire act

: a circus performance on a high wire sometimes used figuratively to refer to something that is difficult or dangerous a financial high-wire act

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“High-wire act.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-wire%20act. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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