adjective & adverb
- 1With or involving the front of a vehicle: [as attributive adjective]: a head-on collision [as adverb]: they hit a bus head-onMore example sentences
direct, involving the front of a vehicle, front-to-front
- Within seconds both vehicles were in a head-on collision then a further two cars crashed into the first two.
- A motorist was cut free from her car after she was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.
- Police confirmed the two vehicles collided head-on near the caravan park at Thorpe Hall country estate.
- 2With or involving direct confrontation: [as adverb]: she’s a serious writer who frequently tackles social issues head-onMore example sentences
- These it gave a wide berth, wary of any head-on confrontation with the regime.
- The key scene is one in which Dawn has a head-on confrontation with Geoff, the operational manager.
- Most of them are trying to avoid head-on confrontation with the government.