red alert

noun

Definition of red alert

  1. :  the final stage of alert in which enemy attack appears imminent; broadly :  a state of alert brought on by impending danger

Examples of red alert in a Sentence

  1. The troops have been put on red alert.

  2. the paparazzi were on red alert for sightings of the hot new Hollywood couple

First Known Use of red alert

1941


RED ALERT Defined for English Language Learners

red alert

noun

Definition of red alert for English Language Learners

  • : a warning that there is great danger



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