Head-on



[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 door and walked head-on into her husband.
adverb, adjective
1.
with the front or fronts foremost: a head-on collision
2.
with directness or without compromise: in his usual head-on fashion
adv.

1840, from head (n.) + on.

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