Synonyms of tilt in English:


See US English definition of tilt

See UK English definition of tilt

See Spanish definition of inclinar


1‘his hat tilted forward a little’

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

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

2‘he tilts at his prey’

charge, rush, run
lunge, prod, poke, jab, thrust

3‘like a knight tilting at a wayside tournament’

joust, tourney, enter the lists
contend, spar, fight, clash


1‘Mum's cup was on a tilt’

slope, list, camber, gradient, bank, slant, incline, pitch, dip, cant, bevel, angle, heel
North American grade, downgrade, upgrade

2‘a tilt of the head’

nod, dip, tip, inclination, cock, bob

3‘knights would take part in a tilt’

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

4‘a tilt at the European Cup’

attempt on, bid for
informal go, crack, shot


    full tilt

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

    full speed, full pelt, 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 p.d.q., pretty damn quick, 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’

    with great force, full force, with full 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