full tilt

adverb
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of full tilt

: at high speed
  • running full tilt

Examples of full tilt in a Sentence

  1. during the war the nation's factories were going full tilt

  2. the fleeing robber ran full tilt down the hill

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Origin and Etymology of full tilt

full tilt Synonyms

Antonyms

slow, slowly;

Phrases

a mile a minute, at full throttle, at full tilt, by leaps and bounds, in a hurry, in short order, like a shot, like gangbusters, like wildfire;



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