multifront

adjective
mul·​ti·​front | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈfrənt How to pronounce multifront (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multifront

: having more than one zone of conflict between armies : fought on multiple fronts (see front entry 1 sense 2a(3)) a multifront war/battle/conflict broadly : involving or directed at multiple zones or areas of activity or effort His office has also led a multifront campaign to expand the authority of the executive branch … — Ryan Lizza

First Known Use of multifront

1940, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about multifront

Time Traveler for multifront

Time Traveler

The first known use of multifront was in 1940

See more words from the same year

Statistics for multifront

Cite this Entry

“Multifront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multifront. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

Comments on multifront

What made you want to look up multifront? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!