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Definition of aerobatics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

aerobatics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌeərəˈbætɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌerəˈbætɪks//
 
[uncountable + singular or plural verb]
 
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exciting and skilful movements performed in an aircraft, such as flying upside down, especially in front of an audience a spectacular display of aerobatics by the Red Arrows Word Origin First World War: from aero- + a shortened form of acrobatics.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aerobatics