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Words nearby facedown
Example sentences 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|Michael Daly|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It features a young woman, facedown in front of her fiancé's grave, whispering to him.
British Dictionary definitions for facedown
verb (tr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with facedown
With the upper surface put down, as in Please put these papers face down. This usage appears to come from cardplaying. [First half of 1600s] The antonym, “with the upper surface uppermost,” is face up.
Overcome, intimidate, or browbeat someone in a bold confrontation. This verbal expression dates from the 16th century. Shakespeare used it in The Comedy of Errors (3:1): “Here's a villain that would face me down.”