Meaning of barnstormer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbɑːnstɔːmə/

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mainly North American

See barnstorm

‘The Utterly Butterly barnstormers wowed the crowds with their daring aerobatics on top of the biplanes.’
  • ‘I've also stunned myself by loving a Faithless record - alright, Mass Destruction sounds like Black Steel by Tricky, but that doesn't stop it being a full-on barnstormer of a tune.’
  • ‘Lindbergh started his aviation career as a barnstormer, a trick pilot who performed stunts for audiences in the 1920s.’
  • ‘By 21, he was a married barnstormer, touring with his own company nine months of the year.’
  • ‘The industry matured from barnstormers to its ubiquitous place in modern life at great cost in private and public money, as well as crashed planes.’