barnburner: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bärn'bûr"nur), [key]
- something that is highly exciting, impressive, etc.: The All Stars game was a real barnburner.
- a wooden friction match.
- (cap.) a member of the progressive faction in the Democratic party in New York State 1845–52. Cf. Hunker.
- barnburner (Thesaurus)