in front

Definition of in front

1 :in a forward position :in an area at the front of something (such as a car, airplane, theater, etc.)
  • We took turns sitting in front.
2 :in the leading position in a race or competition
  • She's still in front, but the other runners are catching up to her.
often used after out
  • She's still out in front.

Word by Word Definitions

front play
  1. : forehead

  2. : external and often feigned appearance especially in the face of danger or adversity

  3. : vanguard

  1. : to have the front or principal side adjacent to something

  2. : to act or serve as a cover or front (see 1front 7a) for something or someone

  3. : to assume a fake or false personality to conceal one's true identity and character

  1. : of, relating to, or situated at the front

  2. : acting as a front

  3. : articulated at or toward the front of the oral passage


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