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Definition of "face-plant" [face-plant]

  • Alternative spelling of faceplant. (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of faceplant. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "face-plant" in a sentence
  • "This idea has been around a long time; I just had to face-plant to learn it viscerally, and it seemed to me, a religionless agnostic, the closest thing to what might be termed "active prayer.""
  • "Glad no one was around to see that humiliating face-plant."
  • "But with a majority or near majority of Rhode Islanders supporting gay marriage, and with only one member of the legislature voting against the measure -- and therefore with dozens of opponents of marriage equality voting in favor of it -- the maneuver amounted to a self-inflicted gubernatorial face-plant."