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atilt

[ uh-tilt ]
/ əˈtɪlt /
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adjective, adverb
with a tilt or inclination; tilted: Hold the bottle slightly atilt.
with the lance in hand in tilting.
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Origin of atilt

First recorded in 1555–65; a-1 + tilt1
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How to use atilt in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for atilt

atilt
/ (əˈtɪlt) /

adverb, adjective (postpositive)
in a tilted or inclined position
archaic in or as if in a joust
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