nonstop

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Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ stop

Adjective[edit]

nonstop (not comparable)

  1. Without stopping; without interruption or break;
    There's a nonstop flight to Mauritius, but I'm not sitting on the same plane for thirteen hours.

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Adverb[edit]

nonstop (not comparable)

  1. Without stopping; without interruption or break
    He worked nonstop for fourteen hours yesterday, just so he could get today off.

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Noun[edit]

nonstop (plural nonstops)

  1. A nonstop journey, especially a nonstop flight.
    • 2007 October 14, David Kaufman, “Discounters Are In for the Long Hauls”, New York Times:
      With business-class seats on nonstops from British Airways and Cathay Pacific often priced up to $8,000 round trip, Mr. Exton typically flew cheaper alternatives that saved money but required layovers and plane switches.