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English definition of “tightrope”


noun [C]     /ˈtaɪt.rəʊp/ US  /-roʊp/
a tightly stretched wire or rope fixed high above the ground , which skilled people walk across , especially in order to entertain others : One of the acrobats who walked the tightrope at the circus did it blindfolded .Carnival, fairground and circus
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