adverb or adjective

: in a tilted position
: with lance in hand
run atilt at deathWilliam Shakespeare

Word History

First Known Use

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of atilt was in 1562

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Cite this Entry

“Atilt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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