AskDefine | Define atilt

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atilt adj : departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted" [syn: canted, leaning, tilted, tipped]

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Adjective

  1. at an angle from the vertical or horizontal

Adverb

  1. as if tilting; like a knight on horseback.
  2. at an angle from the vertical or horizontal
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