Definition of red carpet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


red carpet

BrE BrE//ˌred ˈkɑːpɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌred ˈkɑːrpɪt//
(also the red carpet) [singular]
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a strip of red carpet laid on the ground for an important visitor to walk on when he or she arrives I didn't expect to be given the red carpet treatment! The city always rolls out the red carpet for visiting heads of state.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: red carpet