verb (used with object)
Origin of affront
Examples from the Web for affronting
Charlier said the Venetians had been nervous of affronting the artists.
So he affronting and she caught up stood together, for a moment.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett
Truly, Madam, it is vastly vexatious to have to answer so strange and affronting a question.The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
It made her feel stronger and better capable of affronting the difficulties of life.The Explorer|W. Somerset Maugham