Example Sentences

The soliders about-faced on command.

The politician about-faced for the third time on the issue.

an about-face on foreign policy



to turn, usually 180 degrees


to change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint


act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

Synonyms: about turn


a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

Synonyms: reversal, volte-face, policy change

Other words

acaudate, allis, alpha bronze, andromeda, blue toadflax, burgess, coated, cotter pin, cultural attache, cuticle, flameflower, hypogastric artery, intersection point, perk up, physical phenomenon, plural, rightfully, shy, tempter, ultrahigh frequency