\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
: to tilt or turn up at the tip — usually used in past part.

the scales tip-tilted with a slight excessive weight — J.G.Neihardt

the mountain field tip-tilted by reason of its steepness — Willa Cather

his nose was tip-tilted — Ethel Anderson

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tip — tip1 [tip] n. [ME tippe, akin to MLowG tip, point, top, Ger zipf in zipfel, an end, tip, prob. < IE base * dumb , tail > Avestan duma , tail] 1. the pointed, tapering, or rounded end or top of something long and slim 2. something attached… …   English World dictionary

  • tilt — tilt1 [tilt] vt. [ME tilten, to be overthrown, totter, prob. < OE * tieltan < tealt, shaky, unstable; akin to Swed tulta, to totter < IE base * del , to waddle, totter > Sans dulā, she who totters] 1. to cause to slope or slant; tip 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Tilt — Tilt, v. t. [OE. tilten, tulten, to totter, fall, AS. tealt unstable, precarious; akin to tealtrian to totter, to vacillate, D. tel amble, ambling pace, G. zelt, Icel. t[ o]lt an ambling pace, t[ o]lta to amble. Cf. {Totter}.] 1. To incline; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tip — Tip, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap to strike gently.] 1. To strike slightly; to tap. [1913 Webster] A third rogue tips me by the elbow. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tilt — [n1] lean, slope angle, cant, dip, drop, fall, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, leaning, list, pitch, rake, slant, slide; concept 738 tilt [n2] fight attack, bout, clash, collision, combat, conflict, contest, duel, encounter, fracas, joust …   New thesaurus

  • tip — / tipoff [n1] inside information bang*, bug*, buzz*, clue, cue, dope*, forecast, hint, in*, information, inkling, inside wire, knowledge, news, point, pointer, prediction, prompt, secret information, steer*, suggestion, two cents’ worth*, warning …   New thesaurus

  • Tilt — Tilt, v. i. 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tilt-up — n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Tip up}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tip one's hat — To raise, tilt or touch the brim of one s hat as a polite greeting • • • Main Entry: ↑tip * * * tip one s hat (or cap) raise or touch one s hat or cap as a way of greeting or acknowledging someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip|py — «TIHP ee», adjective, pi|er, pi|est. Informal. liable to tip, upset, or tilt: »a tippy canoe, a tippy table …   Useful english dictionary

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