head–to–head

adverb or adjective

Definition of head–to–head

  1. :  in a direct confrontation or encounter usually between individuals

1841

First Known Use of head–to–head

1841


HEAD–TO–HEAD Defined for English Language Learners

head–to–head

adverb or adjective

Definition of head–to–head for English Language Learners

  • : in a direct competition or contest

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