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red-eye

n
informal
a. an aeroplane flight leaving late at night or arriving early in the morning
b. (as modifier): a red-eye flight.

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n.
1. Informal. a commercial airline flight between two distant points that departs late at night and arrives early in the morning.
2. Slang. cheap whiskey.
adj.
3. Informal. of or indicating a long-distance late night flight: the red-eye special from New York to Rome.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.red-eye - travel on an overnight flight; "The candidate red-eyed from California to the East Coast the night before the election to give a last stump speech"
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
fly - travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
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