An unintentional result of a risky or stupid activity whereby a person becomes fully inverted from the normal upright position while one or more parts of the face impact the ground simultaneously with the full weight of the body.
A faceplant (also face plant
) is like doing a handstand except with no hands so all that's left is your face.
Involving sports such as skateboarding, or bike riding, or any other sport for that matter, and you fall, and land directly on your face.
That was a nice face plant when your bike hit that mud spot.
Hitting the ground face first. Also: auger, digger, soil sample, spring planting.
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falling on your face in a humurous fashion; the act of planting your face on the ground
As she rolled on the floor laughing while watching that dude whose pants fall off when he dives over the fence while he is playing baseball and falls on his face on America's Funniest Videos Jenn said, "I sure do love a good face plant!"
A serious fall in which you land on your face. It's called a "face plant" because it appears as if you're trying to do an impression of a plant with your face as its roots.
Last night at Sigma Chi I was so wasted that I slipped, bounced off the ramp, and did a serious face-plant onto the ground below.
Act of hitting the ground face-first; a term generally used by participants in extreme sports.
"He was thrown over the handlebars of his bike and did a faceplant in the mud."
A trick in all freestyle sports such as skateboarding or snowboarding in which the athlete contacts the ground with his or her face. Term is derived from other tricks such as a foot plant or hand plant in that the trick involves placing a body part on the ground as part of the trick. Although wildly popular, the face plant is rarely performed on purpose.
Person 1: "Dude, that was the gnarliest face plant I've ever seen!"
Person 2: "I should go to the hospital."