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Definitions and Synonyms of fly in the face of | Another word for fly in the face of | What is fly in the face of?

Definition 1: go against - [verb of stative]

Samples where fly in the face of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This action flies in the face of the agreement

Synonyms for fly in the face of in the sense of this definition

(fly in the face of is a kind of ...) fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns

"This sentence violates the rules of syntax"

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