the condition of having bloodshot eyes, as from eyestrain or lack of sleep.
Also, red eye, redeye. Informal. a commercial airline flight between two distant points that departs late at night and arrives early in the morning.
redeye (def 3).
an unwanted photographic effect in which a person’s iris appears to be red: caused by the reflection of a flashbulb off the blood vessels of the retina.
Also, redeye. Informal. of or indicating a long-distance flight that leaves late at night:
the red-eye special from New York to Los Angeles.
an aeroplane flight leaving late at night or arriving early in the morning
(as modifier): a red-eye flight
- Red-eyed vireo
[red-ahyd] /ˈrɛdˌaɪd/ noun 1. an American vireo, Vireo olivaceus, having olive-green and white plumage and red irises.
- Red-eye gravy
noun, Southern Cookery. 1. a gravy made from the pan juices of fried country ham, thickened with flour and sometimes containing coffee for color and flavor.
adjective 1. having a red face. 2. blushing or flushed with embarrassment, anger, resentment, or the like. adjective 1. flushed with embarrassment or anger 2. having a florid complexion red-faced
noun 1. small red marine crustaceans of various species that are a major source of food for many commercially important fishes.