intransitive verb

Definition of right-about-face

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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


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Definition of right-about-face (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for right-about-face

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 2 Jul. 2020.

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