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v. barn·stormed, barn·storm·ing, barn·storms
1. To travel around the countryside making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting theatrical performances.
2. To appear at county fairs and carnivals in exhibitions of stunt flying and parachute jumping.
3. To travel around an area appearing in exhibition sports events, especially baseball games.
To travel across while barnstorming.

barn′storm′er n.


[ˈbɑːnstɔːmɪŋ] ADJ (Brit) → arrollador, arrasador
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