taillight

[ teyl-lahyt ]
/ ˈteɪlˌlaɪt /

noun

a light, usually red, at the rear of an automobile, train, etc.

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Also called tail lamp.

Origin of taillight

First recorded in 1835–45; tail1 + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for tail-light

tail-light

tail lamp


noun

other names for rear light
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