about-face[ noun uh-bout-feys, uh-bout-feys; verb uh-bout-feys ]SEE DEFINITION OF about-face
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABOUT-FACE
For answer, Phil caught her by the arm and turned her about-face.
She had a strong desire to about-face and return to Harlowe House.
He had sternly informed her that she must about-face and do better.
We did an about-face at 12th Street and double-timed back to the folks.
A strong desire possesses us to about-face and back to the woods again.
This was the first time in the history of the battery that it was necessary to shoulder packs to execute an about-face.
Just as they were starting into the hotel, a shout from Carl brought them all to a halt and an about-face.
Then why Aunt Matilda's about-face, hiding the pictures and telling me to go back to Chicago?
With that young Prescott executed an about-face and went charging back to where he had left his chums.
The men instinctively came each to an about-face, and the file closers broke through to the now rear.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ABOUT-FACE
- call off
- change position
- double back
- face about
- go back
- shy away
- difference of opinion
- different strokes
- mid-course correction