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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act adv. - Doing something reprehensible or showing clear evidence of having done something reprehensible.

Usage examples (36)
  • Caught red-handed
  • He was caught red-handed
  • Adjective, adverb : They caught him red-handed dipping into the till
  • Finally he caught two men red-handed, so to speak. for more
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