face-off

Primary Meanings of face-off

1.
n
a hostile disagreement face-to-face
2.
n
(ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
Full Definitions of face-off
1

n a hostile disagreement face-to-face

Synonyms:
confrontation, encounter, showdown
Type of:
disagreement
the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
2

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

Type of:
beginning, commencement, start
the act of starting something

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