Definition of acrobatics in English:

acrobatics

plural noun

  • [usually treated as singular] Gymnastic feats.

    figurative ‘goes through all sorts of financial acrobatics to make the monthly payments’
    • ‘Today's cheerleading is a unique mix of gymnastics, strength, acrobatics and dance.’
    • ‘Fleet entertained him while he ate with stories of aerial acrobatics and daring airship battles.’
    • ‘The usual acrobatics, tricks and skill demonstrations are there.’
    • ‘The ropes are stretched tight around the corner posts, to allow for acrobatics from the actual ropes.’
    • ‘Students majoring in martial arts roles go through a strict training, involving acrobatics and eurythmics.’
    • ‘The twins specialised in sports acrobatics, which differs from gymnastics in that there are no props used.’
    • ‘The SkyHawks are known for their daring displays of aerial acrobatics.’
    • ‘It will be the kind of aerial skills, acrobatics, juggling and mask work most of us don't see outside of the Edinburgh Festival.’
    • ‘These days, Bianka concentrates on artistic gymnastics and acrobatics choreography.’
    • ‘My stomach did an amazing feat of acrobatics and my knees buckled under me.’
    • ‘The game takes place on a 5 meter cushioned area suitable for martial arts and acrobatics training.’
    • ‘On Easter Monday, also at the hall, they will be teaching circus skills from juggling to acrobatics.’
    • ‘For the super-keen there will even be the chance of extra training to master aerial acrobatics.’
    • ‘Capoeira, for those not in the know, is a Brazilian martial art form that blends acrobatics and dance with pounding African rhythms.’
    • ‘So, to cut a long story short, we spent most of the day in that Sport Hall, most of it spent petrifying me by making me do all sorts of crazy acrobatics.’
    • ‘Instead of sitting in lessons the whole school has been playing a host of games including football, rugby, acrobatics and kung fu.’
    • ‘Early in the morning he rose and began his daily exercises, acrobatics, and swordplay.’
    • ‘To further bring joy to the occasion, some guests show off their skills at juggling and acrobatics.’
    • ‘Instead of sitting in lessons the fitness fanatics spent the week dancing, playing golf, doing kung fu, enjoying acrobatics and much more.’
    • ‘At intervals throughout the show are astounding displays of gymnastics and acrobatics by talented women artistes.’
    gymnastics, gymnastic feats, gymnastic skills, tumbling, balancing, nimbleness
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Pronunciation:

acrobatics

/ˌakrəˈbadiks/