whistle-stop
Noun

whistle-stop (plural whistle-stops)

  1. (idiomatic) A small train station.
  2. (politics) A brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneering.
Adjective

whistle-stop

  1. (idiomatic) Extremely brief and hurried.
    We've only got 30 minutes at the stadium, so I'll give you a whistle-stop tour.
Related terms
  • whistle-stop cafe
  • whistle-stop train tour
Verb

whistle-stop

  1. (politics, intransitive) To make a brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneering.



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