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in-your-face

Syllabification: in-your-face

Definition of in-your-face in English:

adjective

informal
Blatantly aggressive or provocative; impossible to ignore or avoid: hard-boiled, in-your-face action thrillers
More example sentences
  • Maxey said he will avoid in-your-face confrontation that is certain to energize amendment supporters.
  • There are no ballads or melodies, just raw, heavy in-your-face aggression.
  • The grille design is certainly in tune with the aggressive trends of the moment, but not as in-your-face as some.

Origin

1970s: from in your face, used as a derisive insult.

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