tilt at

Definition of tilt at


  1. :  to attack (someone or something) in writing or speech critics tilting at the established system

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a canopy for a wagon, boat, or stall

  1. :  to cover or provide with a tilt

  1. :  a contest on horseback in which two combatants charging with lances or similar weapons try to unhorse each other :  joust

    :  a tournament of tilts

    :  dispute, contention

  1. :  to cause to have an inclination

    :  to point or thrust in or as if in a tilt

    :  to charge against

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