[head-on] {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. With the head or front pointingat; with the front facing; front end to front end.

Our car skiddedinto a head-on crash with the truck.

In the fog the boat ranhead-on into a log.

There is a head-on view of the parade from ourhouse.

Compare: FACE-TO-FACE. Contrast: REAR-END. 2. In a way that isexactly opposite; against or opposed to in argument.

If you think arule should be changed, a head-on attack against it is best.

Tomdid not want to argue head-on what the teacher said, so he saidnothing.