in-your-face

[ in-yoo r-feys ]
/ ˈɪnˌyʊərˈfeɪs /
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adjective Informal.

involving confrontation; defiant; provocative.

Nearby words

  1. in-service,
  2. in-store,
  3. in-transit,
  4. in-tray,
  5. in-world,
  6. in.,
  7. in. hg,
  8. ina,
  9. inability,
  10. inable

Origin of in-your-face

First recorded in 1985–90

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British Dictionary definitions for in-your-face

in-your-face

adjective

slang aggressive and confrontationalprovocative in-your-face activism
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