face plant


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face plant

n. Informal
A sudden fall in which one lands on the face.
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There's the "into it" which could involve diving and swimming pools, or possibly horse jumping and doing a face plant into manure.
For the record, I took my first face plant of the season, losing a ski in an un-anticipated mogul field on the deceptively flat run-in into Bear Peak's expert Kachina Falls.
He made the bird explode in a bloody pulp or bounce back across the ground, before settling on a face plant.
This is likely to place the assailant off balance and may prompt him to release his grip on the gun with one or both hands to keep from doing a face plant.
On the other hand, there's a part of me that yearns to see them perform a perfectly executed face plant.
WE WERE ALL IN REALLY HIGH HEELS HOPING WE WOULDN'T FACE PLANT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STAGE, WHICH HAD JUST BEEN POLISHED.
Stahl had one serious injury on a bike: a low-speed face plant when she dropped a wheel into a grate on the sidewalk.
He saved the camera, but took a bit of a face plant.
Stahl had one serious biking injury: a low-speed face plant when she dropped a wheel into a sidewalk grate.
She tried to catch herself, but momentum was propelling her out of her chair and into a face plant on the floor.