Definitions for turnaboutˈtɜrn əˌbaʊt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of turning in a different or opposite direction.
a change of opinion, loyalty, etc.
Chiefly Brit.merry-go-round .
Origin of turnabout:
reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround(noun)
a decision to reverse an earlier decision
reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround(noun)
turning in the opposite direction
The act of turning about so as to face in the opposite direction
A reversal of a decision or opinion etc; a change of mind or flip-flop