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- highly theatrical (used especially of a performance)
barnstorming (plural barnstormings)
- The act of one who barnstorms, or travels making political speeches.
2002, William V. Reynolds, Call of the Pines, page 122:
- He'd been to plenty of barnstormings, but he had been one of those who watched, mainly because he could ill afford to spend the dollar or two the pilot charged for the ride.