- Vis-à-vis is someone who is face-to-face to another person.
An example of vis-à-vis is a man facing his wife.
- Vis-à-vis is defined as face-to-face with or opposite.
An example of vis-à-vis is a boxer facing their opponent.
Origin of vis-à-visFrench
- face to face with; opposite
- in comparison with
- in relation to; with regard to
- a person who is face to face with another
- one's opposite number or counterpart
- an 18th-cent. and early 19th-cent. carriage with facing seats
- tête-à-tête (noun)
- Face to face with; opposite to.
- Compared with.
- In relation to.
- One that is face to face with or opposite to another.
- A date or an escort, as at a party.
- One that has the same functions and characteristics as another; a counterpart.
Origin of vis-a-visFrench vis face à to