- a turn made so as to head in the opposite direction: used esp. of a vehicle in a street or road
- figuratively, a reversal of opinion, strategy, etc.
Origin of U-turnso named because the path of the turn is typically -shaped
A turn, as by a vehicle, completely reversing the direction of travel.
- Alternative capitalization of U-turn
- Often used in the phrases do a U-turn or make a U-turn.