[adverb feys-doun; noun feys-doun]
- with the face or the front or upper surface downward: He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table.
- Also face-down. Informal. a direct confrontation; showdown.
Origin of facedown
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Examples from the Web for facedown
The clerk had another clipboard with another form, as well as a facedown photo.Hurricane Sandy Victim Jacob Vogelman’s Mother Remembers His Life
November 1, 2012
It features a young woman, facedown in front of her fiancé's grave, whispering to him.The Story Behind John Moore's Famous Photo
The Daily Beast Video
August 7, 2011