[hed-on, -awn] /ˈhɛdˈɒn, -ˈɔn/ adjective 1. (of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head-on collision. 2. facing the direction of forward motion or alignment; frontal. 3. characterized by direct opposition: a head-on confrontation. adverb 4. with the front or head foremost, especially in a collision: She stepped out of the front […]
- Head or tail
see: can’t make head or tail
- Head out
1. Depart, begin a journey, as in The ship was heading out to sea, or When do you head out again? 2. head out after. Follow or pursue, as in Since they knew the way, we headed out after them, or A police car headed out after the car thieves.
[hed-fohn] /ˈhɛdˌfoʊn/ noun, Usually, headphones 1. Audio. a headset designed for use with a stereo system. 2. any set of earphones. n. 1914, from head (n.) + second element extracted from telephone.