red-handed

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

red–hand·ed

adverb or adjective \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: red–handed howler monkey
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Red Hand
All Words Near: red-handed

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up red-handed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More