from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Performing in the manner of a tightrope walker.
  • adj. narrow, like a tightrope

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Performing like a ropedancer.
  • adj. Narrow, like the walk of a ropedancer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Performing like a ropewalker.
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of rope-walking.


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  • 'Tread softly and circumspectly in this funambulatory track, and narrow path of goodness; pursue virtue virtuously: leaven not good actions, nor render virtue disputable.

    Sir Thomas Browne and his 'Religio Medici' an Appreciation

  • TREAD softly and circumspectly in this funambulatory [24] track and narrow path of goodness: pursue virtue virtuously: leven not good actions nor render virtues disputable.

    Christian Morals


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