Meaning of funambulate in English:

funambulate

Pronunciation /fjuːˈnambjʊleɪt/

verb

  • To walk or perform on a rope stretched between two points at some height above the ground; to walk on, or as if on, a tightrope.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Daily Advertiser. From funambulus + -ate, after funambulation, funambulator, funambulatory.