• Tilt Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.
  2. (v. i.) 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 horsemen tilting with lances.
  3. (n.) A covering overhead; especially, a tent.
  4. (v. t.) To cover with a tilt, or awning.
  5. (n.) The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.
  6. (v. t.) To incline; to tip; to raise one end of for discharging liquor; as, to tilt a barrel.
  7. (v. t.) To hammer or forge with a tilt hammer; as, to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile.
  8. (v. t.) To point or thrust, as a lance.
  9. (n.) A thrust, as with a lance.
  10. (v. t.) To point or thrust a weapon at.
  11. (v. i.) To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.
  12. (n.) A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.
  13. (n.) See Tilt hammer, in the Vocabulary.
  14. (n.) A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat.

Angle, Arguing, Argument, Cant, Careen, Contention, Contestation, Controversy, Disputation, Joust, Lean, Leaning, List, Pitch, Rock, Shift, Slant, Sway, Tip, Wobble,

• Tilt-yard Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A yard or place for tilting.

• Tilt-up Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Same as Tip-up.