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HEADS-UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heads-up mean? 

HEADS-UP (noun)
  The noun HEADS-UP has 1 sense:

1. a warning message

  Familiarity information: HEADS-UP used as a noun is very rare.


HEADS-UP (adjective)
  The adjective HEADS-UP has 1 sense:

1. fully alert and watchful

  Familiarity information: HEADS-UP used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEADS-UP (noun)


Sense 1heads-up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A warning message

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

he sent a heads-up to the District Attorney

Hypernyms ("heads-up" is a kind of...):

warning (a message informing of danger)


HEADS-UP (adjective)


Sense 1heads-up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fully alert and watchful

Synonyms:

heads-up; wide-awake

Context example:

played heads-up ball

Similar:

alert (very attentive or observant)


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