Meaning of funambulatory in English:

funambulatory

Pronunciation /fjuːˈnambjʊlət(ə)ri/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of tightrope or slack-rope walking; that practises tightrope walking.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Hacket (1592–1670), bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. From classical Latin funambulus funambulus + -atory.