Definition of Red Nose Day from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Red Nose Day

 
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(in Britain) a day of events and activities organized every two years by Comic Relief to collect money for charity. Performances by famous comedians are shown on television, and people do silly or amusing things to raise money. Some people also buy and wear red plastic noses to show their support. The first Red Nose Day was in 1988.