This page is about the slang term in-your-face


provocative, aggressive, confrontational (in style)

For example

  • Kids these days love those violent, in-your-face action thrillers.

  • We want aggressive, in-your-face advertisments that viewers simply can't ignore. And if we have to shock them to get their attention, so be it.

Usually used to describe an aggressive style in film, music, literature and other arts and media.

Quick Quiz

A music video that's "in-your-face" would probably appeal to

a. punk and indie music fans

b. fans of pop and boy-band music

c. soul and R&B fans

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Contributor: Matt Errey