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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small station at which trains come to a halt only on signal. Also: A brief personal appearance especially by a political candidate usually on the rear platform of a train during the course of a tour.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : a whistle-stop speech; a whistle-stop tour of the Northwest
  • Jason, historic occasions, historic whistle-stop tour.
  • So, listen, how did you get on this whistle-stop tour?
  • De Klerk is on a whistle-stop tour of the Eastern Cape. for more
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