Definition of high wire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


high wire

BrE BrE//ˌhaɪ ˈwaɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪ ˈwaɪər//
[usually singular]
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a rope or wire that is stretched high above the ground, and used by circus performers synonym tightrope
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