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  • as intour
  • as intown
  • as incampaign

synonyms for whistle-stop

  • circuit
  • course
  • cruise
  • excursion
  • expedition
  • outing
  • road
  • round
  • swing
  • travel
  • trek
  • trip
  • bout
  • getaway
  • go
  • hitch
  • hop
  • jaunt
  • junket
  • peregrination
  • progress
  • roundabout
  • run
  • shift
  • spell
  • stretch
  • stump
  • time
  • trick
  • turn
  • voyage
  • weekend
  • circle tour
  • overnight
  • round trip
See also synonyms for: whistle-stopped / whistle-stopping
  • city
  • municipality
  • metropolis
  • burg
  • boondocks
  • hamlet
  • seat
  • borough
  • township
  • apple
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antonyms for whistle-stop

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      How to use whistle-stop in a sentence

      "But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      The Kangaroo can hop and hop and hop; Somehow he never seems to want to stop.
      BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
      Yet when I stop gazing the next impulse is to move on; for if I have time to rest anywhere, why not at home?
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      He need not stop further study, but whatever else he learns let him at least practise this daily recital for one month.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
      He tells me several men have already been shot whilst bathing but there is no use trying to stop it: they take the off chance.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      I thought this young man was going to read us some of his poetry; it's too tiresome of him to stop to tell us about his bull-dog.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO WHISTLE-STOP

      • agitate
      • barnstorm
      • canvass
      • contend for
      • contest
      • crusade
      • electioneer
      • go to grass roots
      • hit the trail
      • lobby
      • mend fences
      • muckrake
      • mudsling
      • politick
      • press the flesh
      • ring doorbells
      • run
      • run for
      • shake hands and kiss babies
      • solicit votes
      • stand for
      • stump
      • tour
      • whistle-stop
      • apple
      • boondocks
      • borough
      • burg
      • city
      • hamlet
      • metropolis
      • municipality
      • seat
      • township
      • whistle-stop
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