verb (used with object)

to tilt up.

Origin of uptilt

First recorded in 1900–05; up- + tilt1
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Examples from the Web for uptilt

Historical Examples of uptilt

  • That identical "well" with its uptilt of question had been on George's tongue.

    The Sturdy Oak

    Samuel Merwin, et al.

  • There was the merest flavor of playful sarcasm in the uptilt of the word, but it was gone when she went on.

  • He laid the level rod on a rock and inclined it at the same steep pitch as the uptilt of the gorge bottom.

    Out of the Depths

    Robert Ames Bennet

  • A third uptilt, the great Okanogan, in northern Washington, soon appears.

    The Guardians of the Columbia

    John H. (John Harvey) Williams

British Dictionary definitions for uptilt



(tr) to tilt up
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