Origin of red-eye
Examples from the Web for red-eye
She calls her new post “a red-eye job, given our time difference and the predilection for crisis.”New Pakistan Ambassador Brings Frank Talk to Washington Relations|Eleanor Clift|February 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And, I appreciate the reciprocation of warm nuts and having a decent five hours sleep when I take a red-eye.
Red-Eye was now several yards beneath me, concealed for the moment by an out-jut of the cliff.
Their song is after the style of that of the Purple Finch, very different from that of the Red-eye.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies|Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
Red-Eye hesitated a moment, and Marrow-Bone, shivering terribly, bowed his head and covered his face with his crossed arms.
He charged in, sank his teeth in Red-Eye's arm, and ripped and tore at his face.
"Red-eye," he ordered, and seized bottle and glass as Lorrimer spun them deftly towards him.The Seventh Man|Max Brand
British Dictionary definitions for red-eye
- an aeroplane flight leaving late at night or arriving early in the morning
- (as modifier)a red-eye flight