red-light

adjective

Definition of red-light

:having numerous houses of prostitution
  • a red-light district

First Known Use of red-light

1900


red light

noun

Definition of red light

:a warning signal; especially :a red traffic signal

Examples of red light in a Sentence

  1. the reporter took her glower as a red light and stopped asking questions

First Known Use of red light

1849


RED-LIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

red-light

adjective

Definition of red-light for English Language Learners

  • : having many prostitutes


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