hazard lights

plural noun

Definition of hazard lights

: special lights on a vehicle that flash on and off and are used to warn other drivers (as when the vehicle is not working properly) Turn on your hazard lights. Wait inside the car for your tow, and get out only if it's safe—meaning traffic is at a crawl.— Adam Kleiner

called also hazards

First Known Use of hazard lights

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hazard lights was in 1966

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“Hazard lights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazard%20lights. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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hazard lights

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hazard lights

: special lights on a vehicle that flash on and off and are used to warn other drivers of a dangerous situation (such as when the vehicle is not working properly)

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