[ US /ˈbɑɹnˌjɑɹd/ ]
[ UK /bˈɑːnjɑːd/ ]
  1. a yard adjoining a barn
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How To Use barnyard In A Sentence

  • Anne Elliot's unperceived beauty and taken-for-granted goodness are rewarded with true love, despite ugly sisters, other snooty barnyard creatures, and a kind but bad counsellor in her mother's best friend Lady Russell.
  • So I went down toward the creek, and as I turned the corner by the barnyard I saw him down below, moving along a fencerow.
  • Civ. professors from Trenton State with time on their hands have constructed a replica Pilgrim town with three windowless, dirt-floor pilgrim houses, trucked-in period barnyard animals, and lots of authentic but unhandy Pilgrim implements, built a hand-adzed paled fence, laid in a subsistence garden and produced old-timey clothes and authentically inadequate footwear for the Pilgrims themselves. The Lay of the Land (II)
  • Mr. Duke is not into gay … heehaw … he has other interests in the barnyard … heehaw. Think Progress » Mississippi school district cancels prom after same-sex couple planned to attend.
  • I had a beautiful onglet, crisped on the outside but rare and yielding and faintly barnyardy. Times, Sunday Times
  • As the two approached the barnyard they slowed to a steady trot.
  • The title compares those advocating the protection of the Amazon's resources to a barnyard dog growling over food that it does not eat but will not let others have. Top Headlines from World Press Review
  • I have a version from the early 30s, done in the style of music you associate with black and white cartoons full of barnyard animals gyrating up and down.
  • Their farmstead and barnyard areas are immaculately tidy.
  • In the winter, we sledded from the top, over two terraces, and down to the barnyard next to the road.
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