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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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The height of some of the rides made the Pier Head the perfect location - I never thought I'd be almost eyeball-to-eyeball with the Liver Birds on top of the Liver Building
His heroics are helped a lot by the fact that he has an especially sinister and crafty foe in the film's central eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation in no less than the CIA's chief, portrayed with cool yet rancid evil by Tommy Lee Jones.
It is necessary to eliminate corruption from the judiciary and mafia groups from the bars, he said and added that such elements would have to be dealt with sternly, with an eyeball-to-eyeball contact with the wrongdoers.
Siachen remains world's highest battle field where almost 20,000 Indian and Pakistani army personnel maintain an eyeball-to-eyeball contact with each other.
Seasoned campaigners who are used to these eyeball-to-eyeball 18-hole duels must be preferred.
They're on the frontlines of the industry every day, eyeball-to-eyeball with consumers.
They met eyeball-to-eyeball yesterday at an official press conference to announce the match and it was clear they will never be friends.
Courtesy to those nuclear tests, Pakistan is able to talk eyeball-to-eyeball with India otherwise it could never have been possible," The Dawn quoted Mukhtar, as saying.
Flintoff was involved in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Aussie tough guy Mitchell Johnson as tempers simmered.
And in East Timor he came eyeball-to-eyeball with the gangs that are bringing the country to the verge of collapse.
Victory for Mumbai came in a cakewalk by an emphatic seven-wicket margin, with Robin Uthappa in the vanguard with some dashing strokes and a few interesting eyeball-to-eyeball confrontations with Shane Watson.