Definition of barnstorm verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

barnstorm

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they barnstorm
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrm//
 
he / she / it barnstorms
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrmz//
 
past simple barnstormed
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrmd//
 
past participle barnstormed
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrmd//
 
-ing form barnstorming
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnstɔːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnstɔːrmɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] barnstorm (something) (especially North American English) to travel quickly through an area making political speeches, or getting a lot of attention for your organization, ideas, etc. He barnstormed across the southern states in an attempt to woo the voters.
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