Meaning of aerialist

aer•i•al•ist

Pronunciation: (âr'ē-u-list, ā-ēr'ē-u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a trapeze artist.
  2. a burglar who gains entrance to a building or apartment by leaping from rooftop to rooftop, sliding down ropes, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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