Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Made or done without stops: a nonstop flight.
  • adj. Unceasing; unremitting: nonstop criticism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without stopping; without interruption or break;
  • adv. Without stopping; without interruption or break
  • n. A nonstop journey, especially a nonstop flight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. without an intermediate stop; -- of trips in public conveyances, especially of a flight.
  • adj. same as around-the-clock.
  • n. A flight made without intermediate landings between source and destination.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination
  • adj. (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops
  • adj. at all times
  • adv. without stopping

Etymologies

non- +‎ stop (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But for many Myrtle Beach residents, including the majority of its elected officials, the moves are a form of self-defense against what they call nonstop civil disrespect -- a month-long May invasion that has outgrown its destination.

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  • A frustrated Sidney Crosby took a whack at Kirk Maltby's skate as Game 1 ended, tired of what he called the nonstop chirping by the Red Wings forward.

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  • DETROIT (AP) -- A frustrated Sidney Crosby took a whack at Kirk Maltby's skate as Game 1 ended, tired of what he called the nonstop chirping by the Red Wings forward.

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  • Crosby coming up zeros on the score sheet, and Pens are down 2-0 to Red Wings _ again Scoreless Crosby being frustrated again by WingsDETROIT - A frustrated Sidney Crosby took a whack at Kirk Maltby's skate as Game 1 ended, tired of what he called the nonstop chirping by the Red Wings forward.

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  • Over oatmeal one recent morning, the 65-year-old Ms. Yee was explaining how salespeople from those websites were calling nonstop when her cellphone rang.

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  • This is what happens when HATE, LIES, AND RACISM is spewed nonstop from the repugs and their sidekicks.

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  • One of the worst offenders has turned out to be Alderman Stephanie Kifowit, who has been in nonstop campaign mode and on a wild spending spree at taxpayer expense to attend parties and banquets, promoting herself and her political ambitions under the guise of benefiting her ward.

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  • And Hannity in nonstop self-aggrandizement mode, vowing not to surrender his "Reagan conservative" principles.

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  • On the other hand, Hillary has attacked him nonstop from the idea of his relative inexperience, to statements made by others that were attributed to him.

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  • Officials with St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport have lobbied low-fare carriers to begin nonstop flights.

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