Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To travel around the countryside making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting theatrical performances.
  • intransitive v. To appear at county fairs and carnivals in exhibitions of stunt flying and parachute jumping.
  • intransitive v. To travel around an area appearing in exhibition sports events, especially baseball games.
  • transitive v. To travel across while barnstorming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To travel around the countryside making political speeches etc
  • v. To appear at fairs and carnivals in exhibitions of stunt flying, or sporting events

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To travel from place to place, making brief stops.
  • v. To fly an airplane from place to place, usually at small airports, doing flying stunts or flying passengers for sightseeing, for the purpose of earning money.
  • v. to tour the country to solicit votes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. appear at county fairs and carnivals as a stunt flier and parachute jumper
  • v. tour the country making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting plays

Etymologies

barn +‎ storm (Wiktionary)

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