right-about-face

1 of 2

intransitive verb

1
: to execute a right-about-face
2
: to turn to the right-about especially as a military maneuver

right-about-face

2 of 2

noun

"
: a complete reversal of attitude, point of view, or policy
another change in the party line, pretty nearly a right-about-faceUpton Sinclair

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

from the imperative phrase right about face

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“Right-about-face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-about-face. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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