flying visit

flying visit
noun
a visit that last for only a very short time
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he wanted to hear all about my flying visit to his old stamping grounds

Hypernyms: ↑visit

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flying visit UK US noun [countable] [singular flying visit plural flying visits]
a very short visit
Thesaurus: visitssynonym

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ˌflying ˈvisit [flying visit] noun (BrE)
a very short visit

to pay a flying visit to Paris


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