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Dictionary entry overview: What does fly in the face of mean?
• FLY IN THE FACE OF (verb)
The verb FLY IN THE FACE OF has 1 sense:
1. go against
Familiarity information: FLY IN THE FACE OF used as a verb is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||fly in the face of [BACK TO TOP]|
Verbs of being, having, spatial relations
fly in the face of; fly in the teeth of
This action flies in the face of the agreement
Hypernyms (to "fly in the face of" is one way to...):
Something ----s something
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