eyeball-to-eyeball

[ahy-bawl-tuh-ahy-bawl, -too-]

adjective, adverb

close or direct and often hostile; face-to-face: an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation.

Origin of eyeball-to-eyeball

First recorded in 1960–65
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