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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contortionist mean? 

  The noun CONTORTIONIST has 1 sense:

1. an acrobat able to twist into unusual positions

  Familiarity information: CONTORTIONIST used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An acrobat able to twist into unusual positions

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Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("contortionist" is a kind of...):

acrobat (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination)

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