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on the tiles

Definition of on the tiles

British informal

  1. :  drinking, dancing, etc., until late at night <She came back late after a night on the tiles.>



Word by Word Definitions

tileplay tiles
  1. :  a flat or curved piece of fired clay, stone, or concrete used especially for roofs, floors, or walls and often for ornamental work

    :  a hollow or a semicircular and open earthenware or concrete piece used in constructing a drain

    :  a hollow building unit made of fired clay or of shale or gypsum

  1. :  to cover with tiles

    :  to install drainage tile in


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