Meaning of tightrope
Pronunciation: (tīt'rōp"), [key]
— n., v., -roped, -rop•ing.
- a rope or wire cable, stretched tight, on which acrobats perform feats of balancing.
- to walk, move, or proceed on or as on a tightrope: He tightroped through enemy territory.
- to make (one's way, course, etc.) on or as on a tightrope.
- tightrope (Thesaurus)