in the very act of a crime, wrongdoing, etc., or in possession of self-incriminating evidence:
They caught him red-handed dipping into the till.
(postpositive) in the act of committing a crime or doing something wrong or shameful (esp in the phrase catch red-handed)
noun 1. the broad-brimmed official hat of a Roman Catholic cardinal, symbolic of the office or rank of a cardinal. 2. a cardinal. noun 1. the broad-brimmed crimson hat given to cardinals as the symbol of their rank and office 2. the rank and office of a cardinal
[dem-uh n-strey-shuh n] /ˌdɛm ənˈstreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or circumstance of proving or being proved conclusively, as by reasoning or a show of evidence: a belief incapable of demonstration. 2. something serving as proof or supporting evidence: They sent a check as a demonstration of their concern. 3. a description or explanation, as […]
verb (used with object), demonstrated, demonstrating. 1. to make evident or establish by arguments or reasoning; prove: to demonstrate a philosophical principle. 2. to describe, explain, or illustrate by examples, specimens, experiments, or the like: to demonstrate the force of gravity by dropping an object. 3. to manifest or exhibit; show: He demonstrated his courage […]
adjective 1. having red hair, as a person. 2. having a red head, as an animal, especially a bird. adjective 1. (of a person) having red hair 2. (of an animal) having a red head