(Of a performance or performer) flamboyantly energetic and successful: his barnstorming oratory has been sorely missed
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- Mrs Catling, a married mother-of-two, was ‘fast-tracked’ into the Labour-held seat last year after a barnstorming performance in the last General Election, when she cut the majority by half.
- It wasn't quite the barnstorming performance of previous eras.
- Clapton has covered the Johnson songbook throughout his career, most famously in ‘Crossroads’, his barnstorming showstopper when he was in Cream more than 30 years ago.
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