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(ī′bôl′tə-ī′bôl′) Informal
Face to face.
adv. also eyeball to eyeball
Face to face.


adj., adv.
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Hunter Mahan sent tournament second-favourite Justin Rose packing 5&4 yesterday and the brash American, who seems to revel in eyeball-to-eyeball golf, can be fancied to see off Soren Hansen today at evens.
It is to be hoped that he succeeds in driving sense into the heads of Indian and Pakistani leaders as their armies stand eyeball-to-eyeball, ready for war.
The men were eyeball-to-eyeball when panellist and ex-Militant council chief Derek Hatton - a former amateur boxer - had to restrain Clifford, helped by Robert Kilroy- Silk.
Bjorn is capable of such brilliance - he famously went eyeball-to-eyeball with Tiger Woods for four rounds of the 2001 Dubai Desert Classic and triumphed - and as well as his Open near-miss, he was runner-up to Phil Mickelson in last year's USPGA.
Ternent finished the game with an angry eyeball-to-eyeball clash with Keith Curle after he grabbed sub Dimitri Papadopoulos, but his team had already won the argument and the pair made up at the end.
Venables refused to answer and stopped the interview - then the pair had a blazing eyeball-to-eyeball row as an FA official tried to step in between them.
The last time the pair went eyeball-to-eyeball on home soil was in the 1995 South African Open at Randpark GC in Johannesburg, where Goosen triumphed.
No foul was given, but as the two got up they exchanged obscenities and stood eyeball-to-eyeball before referee Rejer took action.
I don't expect Langer to have the stamina for four days of 36-hole eyeball-to-eyeball conflict but he loves the course and is in excellent form.
Bennett had to be ordered back to the dugout and admonished by referee Mike Jones after an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Nugent.
SERGIO GARCIA folded in a tense eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Ian Poulter at Valderrama three weeks ago and the Spaniard was again slayed in front of his home galleries by two other Englishmen yesterday, writes Steve Palmer.
This horse is all about eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation.