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Princeton's WordNet

  1. head-onadjective

    characterized by direct opposition

    "a head-on confrontation"

  2. frontal, head-onadverb

    meeting front to front

    "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision"

  3. head-onadverb

    in direct opposition; directly

    "we must meet the problem head-on"

  4. head-onadverb

    with the front foremost

    "the cars collided head-on"


  1. head-onnoun

    A collision from the front.

    He was injured in a head-on with a larger vehicle.

  2. head-onadjective

    Direct, abrupt, blunt or unequivocal; not prevaricating.

    a head-on approach to a problem

  3. head-onadjective

    Of a collision, from the front or in the direction of motion.

    Getting into a head-on collision is dangerous.


  1. Head-On

    Head-On is a 2004 German-Turkish drama film written and directed by Fatih Akın.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of head-on in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of head-on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of head-on in a Sentence

  1. Richard Alexander Murdaugh:

    My head is on straighter, I ’m thinking clearer than I have in a long, long time, i want to deal with these charges appropriately and head-on. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP In Tuesday's motion to reduce Murdaugh's bond, his attorneys argued $ 7 million was.

  2. The Astros:

    Every single person in this clubhouse gets booed every time we walk on a field and gets called cheaters and everything like that. ... We endure it, take it head on.

  3. Inyo County Sheriff William Lutze:

    It’s like being in a head-on accident at 100 mph.

  4. John Green:

    I view him as a radical and a racist and I don't want to be affiliated with that, but if you say what you mean, a lot of guys see that in Trump and they respect that. He doesn't dance around the issues, he takes them head on. There are a fair amount of our members who do support Donald Trump.

  5. Raphael Warnock:

    It is my hope that businesses, athletes, and entertainers can protest this law not by leaving Georgia but by coming here and fighting voter suppression head on, and hand-in-hand with the community.

Translations for head-on

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  • nokka, suoraviivainen, suorasukainenFinnish
  • лобово́й, прямолине́йныйRussian

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