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Definition 1: an impressively successful event - [noun denoting event]

Samples where barnburner or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the rock concert was a real barnburner

(barnburner is a kind of ...) an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

"let's call heads a success and tails a failure" "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"

(barnburner is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: someone who burns down a barn - [noun denoting person]

(barnburner is a kind of ...) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

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