red-eye

noun
\ ˈred-ˌī How to pronounce red-eye (audio) \

Definition of red-eye

1 : cheap whiskey
2 : the phenomenon of a subject's eyes appearing red in a color photograph taken with a flash
3 : a late night or overnight flight

First Known Use of red-eye

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Red-eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-eye. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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