face turn

[ feys-turn ]

nounProfessional Wrestling.
  1. a dramatic change of persona from a villainous heel character to a heroic face character.

Origin of face turn

First recorded in 1985–90

Words Nearby face turn

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How to use face turn in a sentence

  • The conductor, coming toward her just then, saw her face turn red, then white.

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • I felt my face turn red; but I wouldn't please the spiteful thing by saying a word; so I bought my ribbon and started for home.

  • She had opened the letter, but something in the black writing made her face turn white.

    The Amazing Inheritance | Frances R. Sterrett
  • Auersperg sat down and laughed, laughed in a way that made John's face turn red.

    The Forest of Swords | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • In this case he drew rein opposite one very thin-looking fellow, making his sallow face turn red.

    Fix Bay'nets | George Manville Fenn