acrobat acrobat  /ˈæ krə ˌbæt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

Usage(s):

  1. Maybe you're Nicolas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas and the happy-roller-coaster-fake-New-York-acrobat-show Vegas isn't quite right for your alcoholic suicidal mood.
  2. Auden, an intellectual acrobat and a verbal magician, turned out 1947's most discussed book of verse: The Age of Anxiety.
  3. Love is the most lavish expression of Cirque founder and boss Guy Lalibert's latest obsession: to merge the ballet-acrobat-theatrical Cirque style to modern music.

News

  1. Naked BART Acrobat ‘Very Depressed’ As He Sits In Jail Awaiting Fate

    A friend of 24-year-old naked acrobat Yeiner Perez Garizabalo described him as "very depressed" as he sits in jail after pleading not guilty earlier this week to two felony and four misdemeanor charges.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS San Francisco

  2. BART Naked Acrobat: Cops Investigate How Yeiner Perez Tumbled Out of Their Grasp

    The BART police force today announced it hopes to determine how and why Yeiner Perez, the naked acrobat who was filmed physically accosting passengers between flips and handstands, was released ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: SF Weekly Blogs

  3. Naked acrobat who allegedly harassed BART passengers arrested in San Francisco

    The naked acrobat accused of harassing riders at BART's 16th Street Station in San Francisco -- a bizarre performance of flips, handstands, and confrontations caught on video -- was rearrested Monday and is facing additional charges, authorities said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Alameda Times-Star

Quotes

  1. While Apple went through its [sob] "near death experience," Jobs says, "Adobe was drawn to the corporate market with their Acrobat products," like a moth to the flame.
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: RCR Wireless

  2. "Joe Gordon was an acrobat," said Hall of Famer Bob Feller, a teammate of Gordon's with the Indians. "He was always in front of the ball. . .just like (shortstop) Lou Boudreau."
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Bob Feller Source: The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

  3. "He gets better as the game goes on," Comley said. "He was very nervous early, but then he made a couple great saves and he became the acrobat, the guy we know."
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Rick Comley Source: DetNews.com

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