Definition of in-your-face in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnjəˈfeɪs/


Blatantly aggressive or provocative; impossible to ignore or avoid: hard-boiled, in-your-face action thrillers
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  • There are no ballads or melodies, just raw, heavy in-your-face aggression.
  • Maxey said he will avoid in-your-face confrontation that is certain to energize amendment supporters.
  • I have to say, she has run a very feisty, in-your-face campaign.


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

Words that rhyme with in-your-face

abase, ace, apace, backspace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, efface, embrace, encase, enchase, enlace, face, grace, interlace, interspace, lace, mace, misplace, outface, outpace, pace, place, plaice, race, space, Thrace, trace, upper case

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