right face

noun

Definition of right face

: an act of turning 90 degrees to the right from the halted position of attention as a military maneuver often used as a command — compare about-face, left face

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History and Etymology for right face

from the imperative phrase right, face

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“Right face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20face. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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