- red-eye "airplane flight which deprives travelers of sleep," 1968, from the red eyes of sleeplessness; earlier as a noun meaning "raw and inferior whiskey" (1819, Amer.Eng.).
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Red eye — or red eye or redeye can refer to:Humans and animals*In eye color, an extremely rare coloring of the iris *Red eyeshine *Red eye (medicine), a medical symptom in which the sclera (white part) of someone s eye appears red in colour *Pink… … Wikipedia
red-eye — red eyes (The spelling redeye is also used in meaning 2.) 1) N COUNT A red eye or a red eye flight is a plane journey during the night. [INFORMAL] She was running to catch a red eye to New York... He decided not to take the red eye flight home… … English dictionary
Red Eye — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Red Eye Título Vuelo Nocturno Ficha técnica Dirección Wes Craven Reparto Rachel McAdams Cillian Murphy … Wikipedia Español
red eye — n take the red eye AmE informal to take a journey in a plane that continues all night ▪ I took the red eye to LA … Dictionary of contemporary English
red|eye — «REHD Y», noun. 1. any one of various fishes with reddish eyes, such as: a) a cyprinoid fish with a red iris; rudd. b) a blue spotted freshwater sunfish of the eastern United States. c) = rock bass. (Cf. ↑rock bass) 2. = red eyed vireo. (Cf. ↑red … Useful english dictionary
red-eye — /red uy /, n. 1. the condition of having bloodshot eyes, as from eyestrain or lack of sleep. 2. Also, red eye, redeye. Informal. a commercial airline flight between two distant points that departs late at night and arrives early in the morning. 3 … Universalium
red-eye — /ˈrɛd aɪ/ (say red uy) adjective 1. Colloquial of or relating to a plane flight regularly scheduled in the very early hours of the morning: the red eye special. –noun 2. Colloquial such a flight. 3. a black cicada of eastern Australia, Psaltoda… … Australian English dictionary
red-eye — ˈred eye noun [countable usually singular] informal TRAVEL a night flight … Financial and business terms
red-eye — red′ eye n. 1) inf Informal. a commercial airline flight between two distant points that departs late at night and arrives early in the morning 2) sts sl. cheap whiskey 3) inf inf of or indicating a long distance late night flight: the red eye… … From formal English to slang
red-eye — [ red,aı ] noun 1. ) count INFORMAL a trip on a plane that flies late at night 2. ) uncount the red appearance of people s eyes in some photographs taken with a FLASH 3. ) count or uncount AMERICAN INFORMAL inexpensive WHISKEY … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English