- 1chiefly North American Take up an attitude of confrontation, especially at the start of a fight or game: close to a million soldiers face off in the desertMore example sentences
- Ellis now found himself at Tiger Stadium for the All-Star Game, facing off against Blue in an historic matchup of minority pitchers.
- The two teams will face off in a second game on Saturday at 2 p.m.
- Divided into two teams of four, they face off in a game of paintball warfare in the woods.
- 1.1 Ice Hockey Start or restart play with a face-off.More example sentences
- If, in the opinion of the official, an intentional offside has been made, the puck shall be faced off at the end zone face-off spot in the defending zone of the offending team.
- When the rule is violated, play stops and the puck is faced off in the neutral zone.
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