barnstorm /ˈbɑːnstɔːm/

b

I. verb [no obj.]

1.
(chiefly N. Amer.) tour rural districts giving theatrical performances, originally often in barns.

he barnstormed up and down both coasts and eventually played New York.
2.
(chiefly N. Amer.) make a rapid tour of an area as part of a political campaign.

he was barnstorming down in Georgia.
[with obj.]
the speech he gives as he barnstorms the country.
3.
(chiefly N. Amer.) travel around giving exhibitions of flying and performing aeronautical stunts.

(as noun barnstorming)

barnstorming had become a popular occupation among many trained pilots.
II. derivatives

barnstormer /ˈbɑːnstɔːmə /
noun


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