Definition of "trapezes" [trapezes]

  • Plural form of trapeze. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "trapezes" in a sentence
  • "The British director's resume, which includes the 1963 film "Lord of the Flies," is dominated by stage productions deemed radical for their times, like "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1970, where he ditched the woodland setting for a white-box set with actors on circus trapezes and stilts."
  • "It looks like a stab at Cirque du Soleil on a too-small stage and the dancers more concerned about personal safety than expressive movement, but they swing in and out on trapezes, whetting our appetite for adding some kind of aerial challenge to the competition."
  • "In an earlier article I wrote on this topic, I quoted Marilyn Ferguson, author of The Aquarian Conspiracy, who referred to this experience as something akin to being in between trapezes, when the one you just released is long behind and next one isn't even in sight."