from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of turning about and facing or moving in the opposite direction.
- n. A shift or change in opinion, loyalty, or allegiance.
- n. A dance or party to which girls invite boys.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of turning about so as to face in the opposite direction
- n. A reversal of a decision or opinion etc; a change of mind or flip-flop
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A merry-go-round; a carrousel.
- n. One who turns things about; an agitator; an innovator.
- n. A disease in cattle characterized by giddiness and staggering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. turning in the opposite direction
- n. a decision to reverse an earlier decision
Sorry, no etymologies found.
They have also "gotten" conservative to very conservative nominees for the last several justices – turnabout is fair play.
If it were not for Willie Horton, I might say give Huckabee a pass on this commutation thing, but turnabout is fair play for the Republicans.
We've seen The Last Man on Earth, seems that turnabout is fair play.
Like they say, "turnabout is fairplay" so EAT IT REPUBLICANS! rrjr
So turnabout is only fair in Due Date, with him playing the foil -- to Zach Galifianakis.
The difference between you and I (feel free to opt out of the "stereotype" if you wish, but turnabout is fair play, so as you stereotype me I will return the favor) ... the difference is that I support all of our rights and any privilege that does not interfere with the rights of others.
Still, turnabout is fair play: if we have to denounce anyone the Right throws up, then the Right has to play by those rules too.
“But … I wanted to … well turnabout is fair play,” Rose told him.
If the expression turnabout is fair play has any meaning, this imaginary reversal of events is a fair representation of how Russia is forced to view the current situation in the South Caucasus.
I just make records, and the records are usually some sort of turnabout from the last record.