[ uhp-tilt ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to tilt up.

Origin of uptilt

First recorded in 1900–05; up- + tilt1

Words Nearby uptilt

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How to use uptilt in a sentence

  • In the babies a slight uptilt to the eye is sometimes seen, like a Japanese, which indeed the babies suggest.

    Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights | J. William Lloyd
  • "No," she said decisively, with a charming little uptilt of the adorable chin.

    Empire Builders | Francis Lynde
  • Even the new uptilt of Lad's ears could not make those ears so perfect in shape and attitude as were the Champion's.

    Lad: A Dog | Albert Payson Terhune
  • A slight, humorous uptilt to his mouth relieved the face of impassivity and saved it from a too formal clericalism.

    The Clarion | Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Miss Massingale acquiesced in a little uptilt of her perfectly rounded chin.

British Dictionary definitions for uptilt


/ (ʌpˈtɪlt) /

  1. (tr) to tilt up

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