Synonyms for about-face

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noun uh-bout-feys, uh-bout-feys; verb uh-bout-feys
Phonetic Transcription : noun əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs, əˈbaʊtˈfeɪs; verb əˌbaʊtˈfeɪs

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Définition of about-face

  • noun complete change
Example sentences :
  • For answer, Phil caught her by the arm and turned her about-face.
  • Extract from : « The Spoilers of the Valley » by Robert Watson
  • She had a strong desire to about-face and return to Harlowe House.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Problem » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • He had sternly informed her that she must about-face and do better.
  • Extract from : « Marjorie Dean, High School Junior » by Pauline Lester
  • We did an about-face at 12th Street and double-timed back to the folks.
  • Extract from : « History of Ambulance Company Number 139 » by Various
  • A strong desire possesses us to about-face and back to the woods again.
  • Extract from : « The New North » by Agnes Deans Cameron
  • This was the first time in the history of the battery that it was necessary to shoulder packs to execute an about-face.
  • Extract from : « The Delta of the Triple Elevens » by William Elmer Bachman
  • Just as they were starting into the hotel, a shout from Carl brought them all to a halt and an about-face.
  • Extract from : « Motor Matt's Red Flyer, or, On the High Gear » by Stanley R. Matthews
  • Then why Aunt Matilda's about-face, hiding the pictures and telling me to go back to Chicago?
  • Extract from : « The Gallery » by Roger Phillips Graham
  • With that young Prescott executed an about-face and went charging back to where he had left his chums.
  • Extract from : « The Grammar School Boys Snowbound » by H. Irving Hancock
  • The men instinctively came each to an about-face, and the file closers broke through to the now rear.
  • Extract from : « The Campaign of Chancellorsville » by Theodore A. Dodge

Antonyms for about-face

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