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 Dictionary entry overview: What does red-letter mean? 

RED-LETTER (adjective)
  The adjective RED-LETTER has 1 sense:

1. memorable for being a special occasion

  Familiarity information: RED-LETTER used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

RED-LETTER (adjective)

Sense 1red-letter [BACK TO TOP]


Memorable for being a special occasion

Context example:

on red-letter nights a large gathering greeted the celebrity


unforgettable (impossible to forget)

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