Translation of contortionist in Spanish:

contortionist

contorsionista, n.

Pronunciation /kənˈtɔːʃ(ə)nɪst//kənˈtɔrʃənəst/

noun

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    contorsionista feminine
    • In the way he played with our sense both of being a body and having a body, the contortionist seemed a kind of mystic.
    • The company is five people - a contortionist, a dancer, an acrobat, an opera singer/actress, and a dancer/actor.
    • The Chinese State Circus presents gymnasts, contortionists, acrobats and pole-jumpers on February 23-25.
    • Julia Balaka presents an unusual and innovative performance as a contortionist.
    • In addition to the band, he had a slew of video artists and contortionists, and some on-stage body piercing.
    • You'd need to be a contortionist to handle that manipulation of body, head and base of body.
    • In the hot summer months, the carnival would travel into the city, full of gypsies and fire breathers, mages and contortionists.
    • And perhaps from yoga, or more likely from an innate lack of ligaments, he has acquired the flexibility of a contortionist.
    • For two hours he had watched clowns and contortionists and acrobats and fliers and singers.
    • The Chinese State Circus arrives in Blackpool with a band of 30 of China's greatest performers including contortionists, gymnasts and dancers.
    • ‘We did one painting of a contortionist that basically serves as the icon for the whole thing,’ says Wasserman.
    • In another work, a cabaret contortionist smokes a cigarette and reads a book in an improbable state of repose.
    • There are six feet of standing headroom and sufficient room, with the door closed, to change clothes without feeling like a contortionist.
    • But again, it was all part of the plan, as proven by two contortionists who scaled the giant screens and performed a visually stunning tandem act as the band broke back into familiar territory.
    • Perhaps casual work is a great choice for flexible Australians who happen to be contortionists.
    • This is more properly called joint hypermobility, and some individuals with this condition find employment as contortionists.
    • He shoots portraits of whatever speaks to him - from a contortionist to a fast food worker, from the disabled to a young patriot, his work is about ordinary Americans leading ordinary lives, yet there is something awry.
    • The musclemen who balance each other upside down on their shoulders; the acrobat who spins inside a hoop; the contortionist packed into a suitcase: these are the things that draw the audience applause.
    • A circus contortionist fell victim to his own unique skills when no one believed his desperate cries for help as he lay with his right foot stuck on his left shoulder.
    • Heck, sometime the chips they carry are so large that you have to be a contortionist to avoid knocking them over.