Pronunciation: (tûrn'u-bout"), [key]
1. the act of turning in a different or opposite direction.
2. a change of opinion, loyalty, etc.
3. a reciprocal action; act of doing to someone exactly as that person has done to oneself or another: Turnabout is fair play.
4. a person who changes things; a radical.
5. Chiefly Brit.merry-go-round.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.