contortionist

[ kuh n-tawr-shuh-nist ]SEE DEFINITION OF contortionist

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For there, standing in the center of the room was the Contortionist, "limbering up."

It is not necessary to be a contortionist, nor will it answer to be an ossified freak.

In addition to my training as contortionist I was being trained as gymnast.

This stranger was a contortionist, there could be no question about that now.

He hoped that, by this time, they had succeeded in shaking the contortionist off their trail.

Some Japanese acrobats and a Swedish contortionist completed the performance.

Eden stared at her friend with the astonishment of a gomeril at a contortionist.

A forger and a contortionist make a bad customer to reckon with.

You stood on the seat at the back of the Promenade to see a contortionist girl better, and then you jumped down.

Swinging lightly down from the limb to the ground, she twisted around like a contortionist in a vain attempt to see her back.

WORD ORIGIN

1841, from contortion + -ist.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTORTIONIST

acrobat

nounperformer who does tricks, physical feats
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