non-stop


non-stop

adjective

  1. being without a single stop en route: a nonstop bus; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
  2. happening, done, or held without a stop or pause or without offering relief or respite: The ambassador faced a nonstop schedule of meetings and interviews during her visit.

adverb

  1. without a single stop en route.
  2. Informal. without a pause or interruption or without respite; continually: My back ached nonstop for three days.

noun

  1. a long-distance airline flight that makes no stops between the starting point and the destination.

adjective, adverb

  1. done without pause or interruptiona nonstop flight

adj.also nonstop, 1903, from non- + stop (v.); originally of railway trains. As an adverb from 1920.

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