heads-up definition, meaning - what is heads-up in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “heads-up”

See all translations

heads-up

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈhedz.ʌp/ informal
a warning that something is going to happen, usually so that you can prepare for it: This note is just to give you a heads-up that Vicky will be arriving next week. a short talk or statement about how a situation or plan is developing: The boss called a meeting to give us a heads-up on the way the project was going.
Translations of “heads-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小心,注意(用於提醒某事要發生)…
in Russian внимание!, берегись!…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小心,注意(用于提醒某事要发生)…
in Polish ostrzeżenie…
(Definition of heads-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of heads-up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “heads-up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More