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Definitions of wake-up call:
  • noun:   a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels)
    Example: "She left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."
  • noun:   a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected
    Example: "The bombing was a wake-up call to strengthene domestic security"

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