Definition of stop-off in English:



  • another term for stopover
    • ‘A route is being finalised but Mr Bantick hopes to cycle about ten to 15 miles of the town making stop-offs to collect donations.’
    • ‘Greg is on a somewhat circuitous route to see Scotland, with stop-offs in Barcelona, Madrid, Salamanca and Porto before getting to Braga, where the match is being played.’
    • ‘I would suggest that readers are wary of flights that involve a stop-off in Europe.’
    • ‘In two weeks I will be in mid-air somewhere over the US as I wing my way to New Zealand - with a stop-off in Los Angeles on the way.’
    • ‘Following my two-week stop-off for repairs in the Canaries, the boat has never been better.’
    • ‘The eight-month holiday was to take them to Australia, New Zealand and America starting with a month-long stop-off on the paradise island of Bali.’
    • ‘By the Monday morning, the combination of a 20-hour flight to the Philippines, via a stop-off in Singapore, and the best part of two days of celebrations are starting to take their toll.’
    • ‘We knew there would be a stop-off at Munich for refuelling.’
    • ‘Over the years it has expanded steadily to become the world's biggest beer festival, spanning 16 days, a required stop-off for celebrities and back-packing tourists.’
    • ‘His former home in Mengstrasse has been converted into a museum and bookshop, and is a popular stop-off for tour groups.’
    • ‘Among his many stop-offs was a very memorable visit to Sligo where he spent a night in a B&B in Strandhill and sampled the nightlife in The Strand Bar.’
    • ‘It is a favourite honeymoon and wedding destination and a regular stop-off for round-the-world-ticket travellers.’
    • ‘The trip went so well, the school is organising another one to Normandy next year with a stop-off in Paris.’
    • ‘Essentially this is an elegant, elongated pub crawl, involving long yomps amid the beautiful dales, with stop-offs at the area's best pubs.’
    • ‘The Dominican Republic is usually Haiti's quiet neighbour on the island of Hispaniola, known mostly as a pleasant stop-off on a Caribbean cruise.’
    • ‘Of course, Ballybunion will be packed for the week and it will also be a big week for the bars in Lisselton as the North Kerry village is a popular stop-off place for racegoers on their journey to and from the races.’
    • ‘The group toured the stately home before they explored Castle Howard's grounds during their three-hour stop-off.’
    • ‘Daily stop-offs allow you to explore the monuments before returning to your ship and a good evening's entertainment.’
    • ‘The trip will take around 12 days as Simon plans to make several stop-offs at camp sites and hostels across Europe and once he arrives in late August will be taking lessons to learn the language.’
    • ‘This year the Irish stop-off brought some of Europe's top sailors to West Kerry.’