barnstormer


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barn·storm

 (bärn′stôrm′)
v. barn·stormed, barn·storm·ing, barn·storms
v.intr.
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.
v.tr.
To travel across while barnstorming.

barn′storm′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barnstormer - an actor who travels around the country presenting playsbarnstormer - an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
2.barnstormer - a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachutingbarnstormer - a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
airplane pilot, pilot - someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
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