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red–handed

adverb or adjective red–hand·ed \ˈred-ˈhan-dəd\

: while doing something wrong or illegal

Full Definition of RED-HANDED

:  in the act of committing a crime or misdeed <caught red–handed>

First Known Use of RED-HANDED

1819
RED-HANDED Defined for Kids

red–handed

adverb or adjective red–hand·ed \ˈred-ˈhan-dəd\

Definition of RED-HANDED for Kids

:  in the act of doing something wrong <I was caught red-handed.>

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