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Adverb: head-on  'hed'ón
  1. In direct opposition; directly
    "we must meet the problem head-on"
     
  2. With the front foremost
    "the cars collided head-on"
Adjective: head-on  'hed'ón
  1. Characterized by direct opposition
    "a head-on confrontation"
     
  2. Meeting front to front
    "a head-on collision";
    - frontal

See also: front, hostile

Encyclopedia: Head-on