roll out the red carpet

Definition of roll out the red carpet

  1. :  to formally greet or welcome an important guest who has just arrived The governor rolled out the red carpet for his dinner guests.

Word by Word Definitions

rollplay
  1. :  a written document that may be rolled up :  scroll

    :  a document containing an official or formal record

    :  a manuscript book

  1. :  to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a surface

    :  to cause to revolve by turning over and over on or as if on an axis

    :  to cause to move in a circular manner

  1. :  a sound produced by rapid strokes on a drum

    :  a sonorous and often rhythmical flow of speech

    :  a heavy reverberatory sound

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  of the color red

    :  having red as a distinguishing color

    :  flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. :  a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

    :  red clothing

    :  one that is of a red or reddish color: such as

  1. : reduce; reduction

carpetplay
  1. :  a heavy often tufted fabric used as a floor covering

    :  a floor covering made of this fabric

    :  a surface or layer resembling or suggesting a carpet


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