Definition of taillight
: a usually red warning light mounted at the rear of a vehicle —called also taillamp
Recent Examples of taillight from the Web
A chrome finisher connected the LED taillights across the tailgate.
The rear of the Rio is now more upright thanks to shorter overhangs and thinner, more expressive taillights.
The sports coupe introduces neon taillights and a James Bondian double-door system – a conventional door opens to the front seats, or the entire side panel gull-wings upward to let four passengers dog-pile in.
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Definition of taillight for English Language Learners
: a red light at the back of a vehicle
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