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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device for emptying a cask by tipping it without disturbing the dregs; Someone who engages in a joust.

Usage examples (26)
  • And he was a lifelong tilter at social conventions.
  • It was only the other nuts in the assylum like the minnow minions at (U) sp that paid any attention to that windmill tilter.
  • The object is for the tilter to shove his opponent out of his canoe, meanwhile seeing to it that the same undesirable fate does not fall to his own lot.
  • Spanish: Don Quixote he admits later in the letter to not reading Spanish, and mentions Cervantes by name at that point, but I like the thought of a business card that reads... for more
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