1

heads–up

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adjective \ˈhedz-ˈəp\

Definition of heads–up

  1. :  alert, resourceful heads–up football

First Known Use of heads–up

1913


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heads–up

noun

Definition of heads–up

  1. :  a message that alerts or prepares :  warning gave him a heads–up that an investigation was pending

First Known Use of heads–up

1981


HEADS–UP Defined for English Language Learners

heads-up

play
adjective

Definition of heads–up for English Language Learners

  • : showing that you are very aware of what is happening around you

heads-up

noun

Definition of heads–up for English Language Learners

  • : a message that tells or warns someone about something that is going to happen

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