Definition of "table-turning" [table-turning]

  • (noun) Same as table-tipping.

Use "table-turning" in a sentence

  • "The second key to understanding Capote's malice involves what Mr. Schultz calls "table-turning," or "pre-emptive abandonment"—hurt them before they hurt you."
  • "And when Mr. Schultz writes that "the 'ouch' script and the 'table-turning' script were both powerful determinants of Capote's thoughts, feelings, and behavior," the reader might feel that he is both over-complicating and over-simplifying."
  • "Alternatively, AIA might launch a table-turning takeover bid."

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