Synonymsabout-turn [British], flip-flop, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, U-turn, volte-face, change of heart
Related Wordsbait and switch, switcheroo; denial, disaffirmance, disavowal, disownment, recantation, renunciation, repudiation, retraction; reconsideration, retreat, second thought; hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling)
ABOUT-FACE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of about-face for English Language Learners
: the act of turning to face in the opposite direction
: a complete change of attitude or opinion
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