barn burner

noun

Definition of barn burner

:one that arouses much interest or excitement
  • the game should be a real barn burner

Examples of barn burner in a Sentence

  1. The game should be a real barn burner.

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First Known Use of barn burner

1951


BARN BURNER Defined for English Language Learners

barn burner

noun

Definition of barn burner for English Language Learners

  • : a very exciting game, event, etc.


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