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English definition of “barnstorm”


verb [I or T]     /ˈbɑːn.stɔːm/ US  /ˈbɑːrn.stɔːrm/ mainly US
to travel to a lot of small towns and make political speeches to try to get people's votes or support: He plans to barnstorm across the state to generate public support.Elections In the past, to barnstorm was to travel to a lot of small towns and perform flying tricks in aircraft.AviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the airSpectacles and performances
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