Definitions for face off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off(noun)

    a hostile disagreement face-to-face

  2. face-off(verb)

    (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

  3. face off, bully off(verb)

    start a game by a face-off

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  1. face off(Noun)

    (sports) The starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.

  2. face off(Noun)

    Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.

  3. face off(Verb)

    To confront someone

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