Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

tip-tilted

adjective
1.
(of a nose) slightly turned up
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for tip-tilted
Historical Examples
  • Yet in the end it was the girl with the tip-tilted eyes who decided it for him.

    Once to Every Man Larry Evans
  • Who ever heard of an Injun with eyes like hers, and lips, yes, and a tip-tilted nose?

    Snowdrift James B. Hendryx
  • If they are tip-tilted and frowsy it may go a little bit hard with us.

  • Will she have a Grecian nose, or one tip-tilted like the petal of a rose?

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome
  • The bow of the boat was lodged on the rock, and tip-tilted considerably.

    Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd
  • Tennyson speaks of them as 'tip-tilted like the petals of a rose.'

    Paul Kelver Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
  • She had fair straight hair, almond-shaped hazel eyes under pencilled brows, and a nose "tip-tilted like a flower."

    Honey-Sweet

    Edna Turpin
  • Someone is holding up a lanthorn and Pythagoras' tip-tilted nose shines with a ruddy glow.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • The sensitive, tip-tilted nose to which we owe so much has been ruthlessly pierced and torn.

    Saddle and Mocassin Francis Francis Jr.
  • The little pimple on her nose—her little, sweet, tip-tilted nose—how beautiful it is.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for tip-tilted

Word Value for tip

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends