- The definition of in your face is bold or confrontational.
A intense game of football where players are constantly being thrown to the ground is an example of a game that is in your face.
in-your-face definition by Webster's New World
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Slang done, expressed, or presented in a bold, direct, and often aggressive way; confrontational, assertive, daring, etc.: an in-your-face conversational manner
in-your-face definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Marked by or done in a bold, defiant, or aggressive manner: in-your-face advertising; an in-your-face challenge to authority.
in-your-face - Phrases/Idioms
Defiantly confrontational; also, an exclamation of contempt. For example, This show is not suitable for youngsters; its attitude about sex is in your face, or In your face, mister! This slangy expression originated in the 1970s in basketball as a phrase of contempt used against the opposing team and was extended to other areas by the mid-1980s.