face off

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

face off

intransitive verb

Definition of FACE OFF

:  to be in or come into opposition or competition <politicians facing off against each other in a televised debate>

Examples of FACE OFF

  1. <eager to face off with her longtime tennis rival>

First Known Use of FACE OFF

1948

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