HyperDic: whistle-stop_tour

English > 1 sense of the expression whistle-stop tour:
NOUNactwhistle-stop toura tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns / towns are visited
English > whistle-stop tour: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns / towns are visited.
Example"in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle-stop tours"
Part ofcampaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaignThe campaign of a candidate to be elected
Broadertour, circuitA journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

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