Meaning of red tag

red' tag'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a tag or other marker colored red and used to categorize something for a special purpose: Items with a red tag are on sale today.


Pronunciation: (red'tag'), [key]
— v., adj. -tagged, -tag•ging,
  1. to attach a red tag to, as merchandise for special sale.
  2. to identify for a specific purpose; earmark: The inspector red-tagged the restaurant for health violations.
  1. pertaining to or composed of something that has been red-tagged: the store's annual red-tag sale.
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