Meaning of affront
Pronunciation: (u-frunt'), [key]
- a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king.
- an offense to one's dignity or self-respect.
- to offend by an open manifestation of disrespect or insolence: His speech affronted all of us.
- to make ashamed or confused; embarrass.
- to front; face; look on.
- to meet or encounter face to face; confront.
- affront (Thesaurus)