Definitions

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  • n. The act of landing face first, as a result of an accident or error.
  • n. Death or defeat in popular multiplayer online games.
  • n. A wrestling move in which an attacking wrestler forces his/her opponent down to the mat face-first without a headlock or facelock.
  • v. To land face first.

Etymologies

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face +‎ plant (“place, set firmly”).

Examples

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  • In Japan, more acceptable than cigarettes.

    September 23, 2009

  • A Smile That Grows™

    October 24, 2008

  • One of those words that seems to crop up in 'funny' home video descriptions such as "Painful Bike Faceplant Leaves Kid Sore".

    September 15, 2008