tightrope

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tightrope /ˈtaɪtˌroʊp/ noun
plural tightropes
tightrope
/ˈtaɪtˌroʊp/
noun
plural tightropes
Learner's definition of TIGHTROPE
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: a tightly stretched rope or wire high above the ground that a performer walks on, does tricks on, etc., especially in a circus often used figuratively to describe a dangerous or uncertain situation in which you have to be very careful not to make mistakes
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