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milk run

noun

, Slang.
  1. a routine trip or undertaking, especially one presenting little danger or difficulty:

    The flight from New York to Chicago was a milk run for the experienced pilot and crew.



milk run

noun

  1. informal.
    aeronautics a routine and uneventful flight, esp on a dangerous mission


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Word History and Origins

Origin of milk run1

First recorded in 1940–45
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Word History and Origins

Origin of milk run1

C20: referring to the regular and safe routine of a milkman's round
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Example Sentences

We bore a few holes with the gimlet, to let the cocoanut milk run out.

From way out in the country came the whistle of the approaching milk run, the train that would take me back to Chicago.

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