stop-and-go

adjective
\ˌstäp-ən-ˈgō, -ᵊm-, attributively -ˌgō\

Definition of stop-and-go 

: of, relating to, or involving frequent stops especially : controlled or regulated by traffic lights stop-and-go driving

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stop-and-go was in 1925

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stop-and-go

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of stop-and-go

: making or having many stops : stopping and starting again and again

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