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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-ruh-bat-ik]
    • /ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk/
    • /ˌæk.rəˈbæt.ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-bat-ik]
    • /ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk/

Definitions of acrobatic word

  • adjective acrobatic An acrobatic movement or display involves difficult physical acts such as jumping and balancing, especially in a circus. 3
  • adjective acrobatic of, relating to, or like an acrobat or acrobatics. 1
  • adjective acrobatic having the good balance, agility, and coordination of an acrobat. 1
  • noun acrobatic Performing, involving, or adept at spectacular gymnastic feats. 1
  • adjective acrobatic gymnastic 1
  • noun,plural acrobatic gymnastic stunts 1

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Origin of acrobatic

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
From the Greek word akrobatikós, dating back to 1860-65. See acrobat, -ic

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Parts of speech for Acrobatic


acrobatic popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for acrobatic

adjective acrobatic

  • gymnastic — of or relating to physical exercises that develop and demonstrate strength, balance, and agility, especially such exercises performed mostly on special equipment.
  • athletic — Athletic means relating to athletes and athletics.
  • lithe — bending readily; pliant; limber; supple; flexible: the lithe body of a ballerina.
  • supple — bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed; pliant; flexible: a supple bough.
  • flexible — capable of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent: a flexible ruler.

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