verb (used with object), red-light·ed, red-light·ing.
Origin of red-light
Definition for red-light (2 of 2)
Origin of red light
Examples from the Web for red-light
Many Joycean academics agree that even after he met Nora and moved to Trieste, the red-light romps continued.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste|Jeff Campagna|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police now acknowledge that the red-light district has mutated into a global hub for human trafficking and money laundering.
“Scarlet Town,” a dark and hypnotic ballad, depicts a red-light district of the soul, with a hushed and craggy croon.
A red-light camera program in Chicago reportedly brought in $69 million in 2010.
“Red-light and speed-safety cameras only generate revenue when drivers exceed the speed limit or run red lights,” Territo said.
The "stockade" was famous among the red-light institutions of the country.Abroad at Home|Julian Street
So, quick as a flash she picked up the red-light standing near, and started down the track.
You turn your red-light and hold everything that comes along.
Didtu ku sa pampaman magdiskarga, I was in the red-light district, unloading.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
It buys no votes and it makes no canvass in the red-light districts.Labor and Freedom|Eugene V. Debs
British Dictionary definitions for red-light
- a red lamp in a window of or outside a house indicating that it is a brothel
- (as modifier)a red-light district