Definition of head-on adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    head-on

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˌhed ˈɒn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhed ˈɑːn//
     
    , NAmE//ˌhed ˈɔːn//
     
     
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  1. 1in such a way that the front part of one vehicle hits the front part of another vehicle or thing The cars crashed head-on. We hit the tree head-on.
  2. 2by expressing strong views and dealing with something in a direct way to tackle a problem head-on (= without trying to avoid it)