Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Informal A late-night or overnight flight.
  • noun Any of several fishes with red eyes, as the rock bass.
  • noun A coloration of the pupils in a color photograph, red in humans and varying in color in animals, caused by the reflection of the flash off the retina or tapetum.
  • noun Slang Inferior whiskey.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cyprinoid fish, Leuciscus erythrophthalmus, having a red iris; the rudd.
  • noun The Blue-spotted sunfish, Lepomis cyanellus.
  • noun The rock-bass, Ambloplites rupestris. See cut under rock-bass.
  • noun The red-eyed vireo or greenlet, Vireo olivaceus, having the iris red. See cut under greenlet.
  • noun A strong and fiery whisky: so called from its effect upon the eyes of drinkers.
  • noun The blue-green sunfish.
  • noun A species of European chubb, Scardinius erythrophthalmus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Local, U.S., Local, U.S. The rudd.
  • noun Local, U.S., Local, U.S. Same as redfish (d).
  • noun Local, U.S. The goggle-eye, or fresh-water rock bass.
  • noun colloq. A scheduled public conveyance, such as a train or airplane, which travels late at night or overnight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The effect in a photograph taken with flash of a subject's eyes appearing red due to the reflection of light from the blood vessels in the retina
  • noun Alternative spelling of red-eye.
  • adjective Alternative spelling of red-eye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb travel on an overnight flight
  • noun a night flight from which the passengers emerge with eyes red from lack of sleep

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Examples

  • I managed to find some free parking pretty close to their office, and me and my girl stopped off at a coffee shop for what was there called a "redeye": a big cup of dark-roast coffee with a shot of espresso thrown in for extra octane.

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  • I managed to find some free parking pretty close to their office, and me and my girl stopped off at a coffee shop for what was there called a "redeye": a big cup of dark-roast coffee with a shot of espresso thrown in for extra octane.

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  • To connect the Redeye to your home's network - first select 'redeye' from your iPhone's WiFi menu - just launch the app, click 'setup' located at the foot of the iPhone's screen.

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  • Jan 20, 2009 | not rated yet | no comments yet (PhysOrg. com) -- Airline passengers arriving in Atlanta on early morning "redeye" flights during the past few months may have noticed something different during their descent to the runway.

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  • Friday drive down to San Diego and spend Friday, Saturday, and part/all of Sunday there and your return flight would be a redeye Sunday night.

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  • The hilly city bring comfortable shoes is a seven-hour direct flight from New York, and the Friday night redeye lands you at a perfect time to begin a whirlwind weekend adventure.

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  • The extortion takes place during a redeye flight from Dallas to Miami, hence the title.

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  • Mikko Takkunen for the Wall Street Journal Mr. Kirkwood, just off a redeye flight from New York, works on a shoe for next season.

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  • More on that later, after I've recovered from taking the redeye back.

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  • Icelandair's redeye flight from New York's John F. Kennedy airport lands you at Reykjavik's stunning Scandinavian-style airport in less than six hours.

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