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1. Made or done without stops: a nonstop flight.
2. Unceasing; unremitting: nonstop criticism.

non′stop′ adv.


adj, adv
done without pause or interruption: a nonstop flight.



1. being without a single stop en route: a nonstop flight from New York to Dallas.
2. happening, done, or held without a pause: nonstop meetings.
3. without a single stop en route.
4. without interruption; continually.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonstop - a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destinationnonstop - a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination; "how many nonstops are there to Dallas?"
flight - a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"
Adj.1.nonstop - (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops; "a nonstop flight to Atlanta"
direct - direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
2.nonstop - at all timesnonstop - at all times; "around-the-clock nursing care"
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"
Adv.1.nonstop - without stopping; "we are flying nonstop form New York to Tokyo"




1. adjcontinuo/a, senza sosta; (train, bus) → diretto/a, direttissimo/a; (flight) → diretto/a, senza scalo
nonstop entertainment → spettacolo continuo
2. advininterrottamente, senza sosta (Rail) → diretto
I flew non-stop to New York → ho preso un volo diretto per New York
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