- the art, skill, or tricks of an acrobat
- any difficult or intricate tricks requiring great skill or agility: mental acrobatics
- a. used with a pl. verb The gymnastic moves of an acrobat.b. used with a sing. or pl. verb The art, skill, or performance of an acrobat.
- used with a pl. verb A display of spectacular virtuosic skill and agility: vocal acrobatics.
acrobatics the acrobat’s art; hence, other kinds of stunts, as aircraft acrobatics. Also spelled acrobatism. acrobatism acrobatics. equilibrist one who performs feats that require an unusual sense of balance, as a tightrope walker. funambulism the art of walking a tightrope. —funambulist, n.
From acrobat + -ics.