from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A danger signal on a railroad.
  • n. Slang A late-night or overnight flight: caught the redeye from Los Angeles to New York.
  • n. Any of several fishes with red eyes, as the rock bass.
  • n. Slang Inferior whiskey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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
  • n. Alternative spelling of red-eye.
  • adj. Alternative spelling of red-eye.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a night flight from which the passengers emerge with eyes red from lack of sleep
  • v. travel on an overnight flight


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