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barn burner

noun

: a very exciting game, event, etc.

Full Definition of BARN BURNER

:  one that arouses much interest or excitement <the game should be a real barn burner>
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Examples of BARN BURNER

  1. The game should be a real barn burner.

First Known Use of BARN BURNER

circa 1960

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