Definition of right–about



  1. 1 :  the position arrived at by turning directly about by the right or sometimes by the left so as to face in the opposite direction :  the quarter directly opposite —usually used with to the officer is … not to face his guard to the right-aboutArmy Regulations & Ordinances the fox took the opportunity to swing to the right-about — E. P. Elmhirst

  2. 2 :  right-about-face

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Origin and Etymology of right–about

from (to the) right about!

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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