kilter

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noun kil·ter \ˈkil-tər\

Definition of kilter

  1. :  proper or usual state or condition :  order out of kilter

Examples of kilter in a Sentence

  1. since I dropped my food processor, it's been all out of kilter

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Origin and Etymology of kilter

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KILTER Defined for Kids

kilter

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noun kil·ter \ˈkil-tər\

Definition of kilter for Students

  1. :  proper condition The TV is out of kilter.



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