Definition of 'whistle-stop'
Example sentences containing 'whistle stop'
She had heard of such things, even seen it on the same film screen which had shown the whistle stop tours.THE GOLDEN LION
FALLEN WOMEN (2002)
It was a whistle-stop tour, in which at least twenty prisons would be visited, and he hoped there would be no TV or press.THE SCAR (2002)
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