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whistle–stop

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noun, often attributive whis·tle–stop \ˈhwi-səl-ˌstäp, ˈwi-\

Definition of whistle–stop

  1. 1 a :  a small station at which trains stop only on signal :  flag stop b :  a small community

  2. 2 :  a brief personal appearance especially by a political candidate usually on the rear platform of a train during the course of a tour



Circa 1925

First Known Use of whistle–stop

circa 1925


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whistle–stop

verb whis·tle–stop

Definition of whistle–stop

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a tour especially in a political campaign with many brief personal appearances in small communities



1952

First Known Use of whistle–stop

1952

Rhymes with whistle–stop

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