rope·​walk·​er ˈrōp-ˌwȯ-kər How to pronounce ropewalker (audio)
: an acrobat who walks on a rope high in the air

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ropewalker was in 1611

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“Ropewalker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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rope·​walk·​er -ˌwȯ-kər How to pronounce ropewalker (audio)
: an acrobat who performs on a tightrope

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