high-wire act

Definition of high-wire act

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

Word by Word Definitions

high-wireplay
  1. :  involving great risk

    :  daring

  1. :  the doing of a thing :  deed

    :  something done voluntarily

    :  the process of doing something :  action

  1. :  to take action :  move

    :  to conduct oneself :  behave

    :  to perform on the stage

  1. : active

    : actor

    : actual


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