Definition of affront


  • a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult". Synonyms: insult.


  • treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks", "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone". Synonyms: diss, insult.

Related words

indignity, outrage, scandalisation, scandalization.

Rhymes with affront

blunt, brunt, bunt, confront, cunt, front, grunt, hunt, lunt, punt, shunt, stunt.

Start with affront

affronting, affronted, affronts.

More information about affront

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • affront is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 13 points
  • affront is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 13 points
  • affront is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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