Definition of barnstorm
1 : to tour through rural districts staging usually theatrical performances
2 : to travel from place to place making brief stops (as in a political campaign or a promotional tour)
3 : to pilot one's airplane in sight-seeing flights with passengers or in exhibition stunts in an unscheduled course especially in rural districts
: to travel across while barnstorming
Examples of barnstorm in a sentence
He spent the months leading up to the election barnstorming around the country.
The national soccer team barnstormed through the country.
First Known Use of barnstorm
BARNSTORM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of barnstorm for English Language Learners
: to travel to different places to give speeches, perform shows, etc.
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