Definition of Barnstormer

1. Noun. An actor who travels around the country presenting plays.

Exact synonyms: Play-actor, Playactor, Trouper
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
Derivative terms: Playact



2. Noun. A pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting.
Exact synonyms: Stunt Flier, Stunt Pilot
Generic synonyms: Airplane Pilot, Pilot
Derivative terms: Barnstorm

Definition of Barnstormer

1. n. An itinerant theatrical player who plays in barns when a theatre is lacking; hence, an inferior actor, or one who plays in the country away from the larger cities.

Definition of Barnstormer

1. Noun. one who barnstorms; one whose profession is barnstorming ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barnstormer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barnstormer

barnfloors
barnful
barnfuls
barnidipine
barnier
barniest
barning
barnless
barnlike
barns
barnsful
barnstar
barnstars
barnstorm
barnstormed
barnstormer (current term)
barnstormers
barnstorming
barnstorms
barny
barnyard
barnyards
baro-
barocco
baroccos
baroceptor
baroceptors
barochore
barochoric

Literary usage of Barnstormer

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1. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"... Joseph Rüssel; res., Richmond Invader, Richmond Kennels. Debutante dogs and bitches—1, Who Cares; 2, Brentwood barnstormer; 3, Geelong Swordsman; res., ..."

2. Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen's Magazine by Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen (1894)
"Editor—I regret, Mr. barnstormer, that my paper referred to your starring trip as a " starving one. ..."

3. C.S.R. Blue Book of Dogdom (1911)
"(2)—Dogs—Glenmere Goshen, Glenmere Kennels; res., barnstormer. Bitches—Glenmere Channel Queen; res., Glenmere Belle. LKA of A. at Mineola, ..."

4. Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray (1983)
"Ernest Udet, a great fighter pilot in World War I and barnstormer of the 1920's, received an appointment as head of the Luftwaffe's technical departments as ..."

5. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"... mummer; mugger (properly an actor who makes free play with his face) ; tragedy or comedy merchant ; pro; stroller ; cackle-faker ; barnstormer ; surf. ..."

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