Definition of milk run in English:

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milk run

Pronunciation: /ˈmilk ˌrən/


A routine, uneventful journey, especially by plane.
Example sentences
  • To every one's enormous relief, the first mission turns out to be a milk run - hardly any flak, not a German fighter in the sky.
  • It was a milk run, meaning it was an easy mission.
  • His first ride was a milk run to pick up supplies in Japan.
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