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red-eye, the

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red-eye, the

noun phrase

An airline flight from coast to coast, esp from west to east, that leaves one coast late at night and arrives early in the morning: I just flew in on the red-eye

[1968+; fr the bleary sleepless look of overnight passengers]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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