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  1. red-handedadverb

    in flagrante delicto

  2. red-handedadverb

    In the act of wrongdoing.

    His mother caught him red-handed, reaching into the cookie jar.

    in flagrante delicto

Princeton's WordNet

  1. red-handedadverb

    in the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act

    "caught red-handed"

    innocent, clean-handed, guiltless

  2. red-handedadverb

    doing something reprehensible or showing clear evidence of having done something reprehensible

    "he was caught red-handed"

    guiltless, clean-handed, innocent

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  1. Susan Canney:

    This should be game-changing, poachers and traffickers are still there. This could catch them red-handed.

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Translations for red-handed

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  • متلبس بالجريمةArabic
  • při činuCzech
  • på fersk gerningDanish
  • auf frischer Tat, in flagrantiGerman
  • con las manos en la masa, in fraganti, en flagranciaSpanish
  • rysän päältäFinnish
  • en flagrant délitFrench
  • in flagranza, con le mani nel saccoItalian
  • 現行犯Japanese
  • in flagrante delictoLatin
  • op heterdaadDutch
  • na gorącym uczynkuPolish
  • com a boca na botija, em flagrantePortuguese
  • место преступления, поличноеRussian
  • med fingrarna i syltburken, på bar gärningSwedish

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