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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-bat-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈbæt ɪks/
    • /ˌeə.rəˈbæt.ɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-bat-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈbæt ɪks/

Definitions of aerobatics word

  • noun plural aerobatics Aerobatics are skilful displays of flying, usually to entertain people watching from the ground. 3
  • noun aerobatics spectacular or dangerous manoeuvres, such as loops or rolls, performed in an aircraft or glider; stunt flying 3
  • noun plural aerobatics spectacular feats done with an airplane, as loops or rolls 3
  • noun aerobatics the art of performing such feats; stunt flying 3
  • noun aerobatics (used with a plural verb) stunts performed in flight by an airplane, glider, or the like. 1
  • noun aerobatics (used with a singular verb) the art or technique of performing such stunts. 1

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Origin of aerobatics

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; aero- + (acro)batics

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Parts of speech for Aerobatics


aerobatics popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% 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 aerobatics

noun aerobatics

  • vaulting — the act of vaulting.
  • workout — a trial or practice session in athletics, as in running, boxing, or football.
  • horse — a large, solid-hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties, and used for carrying or pulling loads, for riding, and for racing.
  • tumbling — an act of tumbling or falling.
  • floor exercise — a competition in which each entrant performs a routine of acrobatic tumbling feats and balletic movements without any apparatus on a specifically designated floor space, usually 12 meters (39 feet) square and having a matlike covering.

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