heads-up

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heads-up (plural heads-up or heads-ups)

  1. (chiefly US, idiomatic) A warning or call to pay attention; an advisory notice.
    Send everyone a heads-up about the inspection tomorrow.

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heads-up (comparative more heads-up, superlative most heads-up)

  1. With head directly above the neck, eyes front.
    A heads-up posture meant the pilot couldn't pay attention to his instruments.
  2. Alert; vigilant
    Getting those marbles off the red carpet was a real heads-up move.

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