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



    BrE BrE//ˌhed ˈɒn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhed ˈɑːn//
    , NAmE//ˌhed ˈɔːn//
    [only before noun] Motoring problems and accidents
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  1. 1in which the front part of one vehicle hits the front part of another vehicle a head-on crash/collision See related entries: Motoring problems and accidents
  2. 2in which people express strong views and deal with something in a direct way There was a head-on confrontation between management and unions.