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full tilt

full tilt

adverb

Definition of FULL TILT

:  at high speed <running full tilt>

Examples of FULL TILT

  1. <during the war the nation's factories were going full tilt>
  2. <the fleeing robber ran full tilt down the hill>

Origin of FULL TILT

3tilt
First Known Use: 1679

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