Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to an acrobat.
  • adj. vigorously active

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to an acrobat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to an acrobat or his performances: as, acrobatic feats; acrobatic entertainments.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. vigorously active

Etymologies

From acrobat +‎ -ic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In a back-and-forth overtime, Bowen made his only basket of the game in acrobatic fashion to give Denver a 96-95 lead with 5.4 seconds remaining.

    National Basketball Association - Nuggets vs. Raptors

  • Highly skilled and rigorously trained in Chinese acrobatic tradition, this award-winning troupe has performed in over 30 countries all over the world.

    WN.com - Business News

  • The 38-year-old model, best known as the acrobatic Doritos girl, and Monteverde are already parents to Estela, 4.

    Ali Landry Gives Birth to a Boy

  • "Zarkana," which is grandly described as an acrobatic rock opera—the description is one-third accurate—and includes visuals like rolling eyeballs, writhing snakes and an enormous spider web, centers on Zark oh, please, turn off the Zark, a red-caped magician who's trying to locate his lost love and his lost powers.

    A Family Wired For Thrills

  • Those whose little bodies are especially adapted to it are allowed to take up so-called acrobatic dancing, and it is not surprising that the heels-over-head idea appeals as it does to the juvenile mind.

    The Art of Stage Dancing The Story of a Beautiful and Profitable Profession

  • MEMPHIS - A raccoon described as acrobatic and mean-spirited knocked out power to a section of downtown Memphis that included two hospitals and the newspaper for more than five hours.

    Newsvine - Get Smarter Here

  • (5/14/2008) A raccoon described as acrobatic and mean-spirited knocked out power to a section of downtown Memphis that included two hospitals and the newspaper for more than five hours.

    WBBM CBS 2 Chicago Top Videos Videos

  • The trees which bordered the north bank of the river were too far from the spot where the ice had cracked to imagine the possible involvement of a tightrope walker or any other kind of acrobatic trick.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • It was a kind of acrobatic feat, though he had no gymnasium with bars or rings or tight rope, and there was no canvas stretched to catch him if he fell.

    Bird Stories

  • In Full Stage are presented all acts such as acrobatic acts, animal turns, musical comedies, playlets and other pretentious acts that require deep sets and a wide playing space.

    Writing for Vaudeville

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