equilibrist - meaning and definition. What is equilibrist
Diclib.com
Online Dictionary

What (who) is equilibrist - definition

SKILL INVOLVING WALKING ON A THIN WIRE OR ROPE
Tight-rope walker; Tight-rope; Tightrope walker; Freestyle slackline; Tightrope; Highwire walker; Funambulist; Rope-walking; Rope walking; High wire; High wire act; Funambulism; Tight-rope walking; Tight rope; Equilibrist; Tightrope-walking; Rope-Walking; Wirewalking; Tightwire; Circus high wire acts; Tightrope Walking; Tight Rope
  • ''[[Jultagi]]'', the Korean tradition of tightrope walking
  • [[Maria Spelterini]] crossing [[Niagara Falls]] on July 4, 1876
  • Tightrope walking, Armenian manuscript, 1688
  • The feet of a tightrope walker

equilibrist         
n.
Rope-walker, balance. See acrobat.
equilibrist         
[?'kw?l??br?st, i:'kw?l?-, ?k'w?-]
¦ noun dated an acrobat, especially a tightrope walker.
Origin
C18: from equilibrium + -ist.
Equilibrist         
·noun One who balances himself in unnatural positions and hazardous movements; a balancer.

Wikipedia

Tightrope walking

Tightrope walking, also called funambulism, is the skill of walking along a thin wire or rope. It has a long tradition in various countries and is commonly associated with the circus. Other skills similar to tightrope walking include slack rope walking and slacklining.