Synonyms of tilt in English:

tilt


See definition of tilt

verb

1‘his hat tilted forward a little’

SYNONYMS

lean, tip, list, slope, camber, bank, slant, incline, pitch, dip, cant, bevel, angle, cock, heel, careen, bend, be at an angle

ANTONYMS

level, right, be level, come level, be upright, come upright

2‘he tilts at his prey’

SYNONYMS

charge, rush, run

lunge, prod, poke, jab, thrust

3‘like a knight tilting at a wayside tournament’

SYNONYMS

joust, tourney, enter the lists

contend, spar, fight, clash


noun

1‘Mum's cup was on a tilt’

SYNONYMS

slope, list, camber, gradient, bank, slant, incline, pitch, dip, cant, bevel, angle, heel

North American grade, downgrade, upgrade

2‘a tilt of the head’

SYNONYMS

nod, dip, tip, inclination, cock, bob

3‘knights would take part in a tilt’

SYNONYMS

joust, tournament, tourney, lists, combat, contest, fight, duel

4‘a tilt at the European Cup’

SYNONYMS

attempt on, bid for

informal go, crack, shot


Phrases

    (at) full tilt

      1‘they charged full tilt down the side of the dell’

      SYNONYMS

      as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, helter-skelter, headlong, hotfoot, post-haste, hurriedly, hastily, wildly, pell-mell, impetuously, recklessly, rashly, at breakneck speed, precipitately, impulsively

      informal

      double quick, at a lick, hell for leather, pronto, at the double, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bomb, like a bat out of hell, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, like nobody's business, like lightning, like greased lightning, like a madman, like a madwoman

      British informal

      like the clappers, at a rate of knots, like billy-o

      North American informal

      lickety-split

      literary

      apace

      archaic

      hurry-scurry

      2‘the marketing blitz has raged at full tilt for some time now’

      SYNONYMS

      with great force, full blast, with a will, for all one is worth, with might and main, with all the stops out, all out, with a vengeance, vigorously, energetically, strongly, powerfully, madly

      informal

      hammer and tongs, going great guns, like crazy, like mad

      British informal

      like billy-o