[ adverb feys-doun; noun feys-doun ]
/ adverb ˈfeɪsˈdaʊn; noun ˈfeɪsˌdaʊn /
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.
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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|Michael Daly|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It features a young woman, facedown in front of her fiancé's grave, whispering to him.