Definitions

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  • adjective Direct, confrontational.

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Examples

  • After home plate umpire Cory Blaser signaled Hart safe to give Milwaukee a 5-3 lead, Iannetta bounced up and heatedly argued the call nose-to-nose with Blaser and was tossed as Tracy ran from the dug out to get between the two.

    The Seattle Times

  • After home plate umpire Cory Blaser signaled Hart safe to give Milwaukee a 5-3 lead, Iannetta bounced up and heatedly argued the call nose-to-nose with Blaser and was tossed as Tracy ran from the dug out to get between the two.

    The Seattle Times

  • Why this bad-breathed, caramel-skinned fool, wearing a faded Mets T-shirt and an even dingier Red Sox cap, made the decision to pick me out of the thousands entering the stadium of fans to go nose-to-nose with is beyond me.

    One Season

  • Smaller independent films can go nose-to-nose with big-budget studio fare, and in the case of 2008's "The Hurt Locker," actually finish in the winner's circle.

    First-Time Director Rides the Award-Season Roller Coaster

  • Why this bad-breathed, caramel-skinned fool, wearing a faded Mets T-shirt and an even dingier Red Sox cap, made the decision to pick me out of the thousands entering the stadium of fans to go nose-to-nose with is beyond me.

    One Season

  • I appreciate the humor and the kindliness, and the ability to stay nose-to-nose without being a twit.

    Thank you « Dating Jesus

  • Northampton's Phil Dowson, who made his long-awaited Test debut in Edinburgh, is equally determined to retain his place and fierce nose-to-nose competition is precisely what Lancaster is seeking.

    Six Nations 2012: England hopefuls to stake claims in trial match

  • In the accident that killed Brancheau, she was nose-to-nose with the whale when her pony tail floated into the animal's mouth and she was dragged in, authorities have said.

    Whale that killed SeaWorld trainer returns to shows

  • She goes undercover, she investigates, she goes nose-to-nose with people.

    Smallville's Erica Durance: Lois Lane Finds Her Place Among the Superheroes

  • We were practically nose-to-nose as we attempted to maneuver around one another.

    Times Two

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