Pronunciation: (âr'ē-u-list, ā-ēr'ē-u-), [key]
1. a trapeze artist.
2. Slang.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.