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Definition of "acrobatics" []

  • The gymnastic moves of an acrobat. (noun)
  • The art, skill, or performance of an acrobat. (noun)
  • A display of spectacular virtuosic skill and agility: vocal acrobatics. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "acrobatics" in a sentence
  • "Avoiding G-LOC, or “gravity-induced loss of consciousness,” during aggressive acrobatics is a physical struggle."
  • "Charles Bronson wasn't attempting trapeze acrobatics from the ceiling of a warehouse onto high speed Army trucks."
  • "Brin, known for his amateur trapeze acrobatics, is going to use his vast wealth to create a new circus to travel the world."