in–your–face

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adjective \ˌin-yər-ˈfās\

Definition of in–your–face

  1. :  characterized by or expressive of bold and often defiant aggressiveness <in–your–face basketball>; also :  aggressively intrusive <in–your–face advertising>

1982

First Known Use of in–your–face

1982


IN–YOUR–FACE Defined for English Language Learners

in–your–face

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adjective \ˌin-yər-ˈfās\

Definition of in–your–face for English Language Learners

  • : very direct and forceful : very aggressive


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