- heads-up "clever, alert," 1952, from warning cry "heads up!" (i.e. "look up!"), attested by 1939.
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heads-up — UK US /ˈhedzʌp/ noun [S] INFORMAL ► a warning or piece of advice about something so that you are prepared for it: »Leading senators were reputedly furious not to have had a heads up regarding the news release. a heads up that sth »We ve given… … Financial and business terms
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heads-up — adj. maintaining presence of mind; alert and attentive; able to recognize and take quick advantage of opportunities; resourceful; as, he played good heads up baseball. Syn: wide awake. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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heads-up — [hedz′up′] Informal adj. [< interjectional phr. HEADS UP!: see HEAD] alert and resourceful [playing heads up baseball] n. the act or an instance of providing a notice or warning to alert someone, as in advance of difficulty or trouble … English World dictionary
heads-up — n. [From its use as an interjection to warn of impending danger.] a warning to be prepared for an imminent event. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
heads — heads; heads·man; … English syllables
heads — index authorities, hierarchy (persons in authority) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
heads-up — I noun a warning message he sent a heads up to the District Attorney • Hypernyms: ↑warning II adjective fully alert and watchful played heads up ball • Syn: ↑ … Useful english dictionary