tip up

phrasal verb

tipped up; tipping up; tips up
: to move or cause (something) to move so that one end is lifted up
She tipped up the lid of the box and looked inside.

Examples of tip up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Looking further, the engine appears to ride high, partly because, in addition to being angled to the side, it's tipped up three degrees in back. Ray Hutton, Car and Driver, 18 Aug. 2023 Sylvester Stallone has some valuable beauty tips up his sleeve. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 21 June 2023 Keep your rod tip up at about the 2 o’clock position. Shaye Baker, Field & Stream, 24 Apr. 2023

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“Tip up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tip%20up. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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