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Adverb: man-to-man  'man-tu'man
  1. Directly
    "we must talk man-to-man"
Adjective: man-to-man  'man-tu'man
  1. Forthright and honest
    "had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life"
  2. (sport) being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    "man-to-man defence";
    - one-on-one

See also: direct, individual, single

Encyclopedia: Man-to-man