barnstormer barnstormer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
  2. (n) a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting

Usage(s):

  1. But like many another early barnstormer and stunter, he took to the fleshpots on earth as an offset to his work in the air.
  2. A onetime barnstormer, Lockheed began designing planes in 1911.
  3. The offer from the Soviet barnstormers is for the well heeled, not the fainthearted.

News

  1. Bill Hand: Barnstorming, ‘Wild Bill’ Heth and Bayard Wootten

    Barnstormer Eugene Heth is pictured with his Wright Brothers Model B airplane. The picture was taken in August 1914 in Pittsburgh, three months after his New Bern visit.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New Bern Sun Journal

  2. Iowa comes Barnstorming back to beat Gladiators

    The Cleveland Gladiators (2-9) took a three-point lead with 46 seconds left in the game before the Iowa Barnstormers (5-7) scored with 13 seconds remaining to take a 37-33 win Friday night at Quicken
    on June 9, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland

  3. Gladiators suffer 4th straight loss

    The Cleveland Gladiators (2-9) took a three-point lead with 46 seconds left in the game before the Iowa Barnstormers (5-7) scored with 13 seconds remaining  to take a 37-33 win Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Cleveland

Quotes

  • "I think he's coming around fine," Senator McGovern said when I asked him about Bill. "We're never 100 per cent united. We're a pretty ornery party. He gave a barnstormer of a speech tonight."
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: George McGovern Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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