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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-ruh-bat-iks]
    • /ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪks/
    • /ˌæk.rəˈbæt.ɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-bat-iks]
    • /ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪks/

Definitions of acrobatics word

  • noun plural acrobatics Acrobatics are acrobatic movements. 3
  • noun acrobatics the skills or feats of an acrobat 3
  • noun acrobatics the art of an acrobat 3
  • noun acrobatics any activity requiring agility and skill 3
  • noun plural acrobatics the art, skill, or tricks of an acrobat 3
  • noun plural acrobatics any difficult or intricate tricks requiring great skill or agility 3

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Origin of acrobatics

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85; See origin at acrobatic, -ics

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Parts of speech for Acrobatics


acrobatics popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use 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 acrobatics

noun acrobatics

  • tumbling — an act of tumbling or falling.
  • gymnastics — (used with a plural verb) gymnastic exercises.
  • stunts — to use in doing stunts: to stunt an airplane.
  • aerobics — Aerobics is a form of exercise which increases the amount of oxygen in your blood, and strengthens your heart and lungs. The verb that follows aerobics may be either singular or plural.
  • callisthenics — light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc

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