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

  • Same as table-tipping. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

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."