Origin of red light
Definition for redlight (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), red-light·ed, red-light·ing.
Origin of red-light
Examples from the Web for redlight
That is a hasty sketch of the redlight life as the visitor sees it.
The redlight district gets its name because of the lurid, crimson signs that hang above its entrances.
The redlight districts of the city are infested with these men, fattening on their lost women.
We are standing on the shores of a lake—that lake is one of the redlight districts of Chicago.
Only a portion of the unit Vice is kept within the limits of four redlight districts.
British Dictionary definitions for redlight
- a red lamp in a window of or outside a house indicating that it is a brothel
- (as modifier)a red-light district