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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- One who practices balancing.

Usage examples (12)
  • When the equilibrist Madame Phom returned to Fan Nan Nan, she did not find Dickie Goldwire at home.
  • Nor do I see my way clear in providing for the steeple-climber, the equilibrist, the railroad president, or the tea-taster.
  • Naturally a good equilibrist, the girl took easily to the motor-cycle, and even when Joe went at top speed on some smooth road she liked it.
  • Another, an equilibrist, showed her how, when he was obliged to stay in bed with a broken leg and had nobody to wait on him, he used to wait on himself by going round... for more
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