North American informal Engage in conflict or be in strong disagreement.
More example sentences
- The elected president of her campus Hillel, she tried to pull together a balanced panel discussion on the conflict, but soon butted heads with her supervisor at the local Jewish Community Center.
- And it's very intense, and it's good to have somebody really strong to butt heads against.
- But though they are a team publicly, they continue to butt heads privately over ideas, people, and the nature of the future, in a relationship that is both a rare love affair and intellectual warfare.
Definition of butt heads in:
- The US English dictionary