- The definition of an equilibrist is someone who performs tricks using balance.
An example of an equilibrist is a tightrope walker.
equilibrist definition by Webster's New World
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a performer who does tricks of balancing, as a tightrope walker
Origin: French équilibriste ; from équilibre: see equilibrant
equilibrist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A person who performs feats of balance, such as tightrope walking.
Origin: French équilibriste, from équilibre, equilibrium, from Latin aequilībrium; see equilibrium.
- e·quilˌi·brisˈtic adjective