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Definition of "redeye" [red•eye]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redeye" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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."