Definition of afront in English:

afront

adverb

Regional
  • In front. Now chiefly in afront of: = sense B. Now regional.

preposition

  • In front of.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman a frunt, a frund, a frount, Old French, Middle French a front abreast, facing, opposite from a to + front forehead, face: see front;.

Pronunciation:

afront

/əˈfrʌnt/