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(at) full tilt

Definition of at full tilt in English:

With maximum energy or force; at top speed.
Example sentences
  • ‘It was at full tilt and was almost at take-off speed,’ said Chris Formby, chief fire officer at the airport.
  • ‘They ran full tilt the second he hit the shot,’ said Watson.
  • And that's before his company was even going full tilt.
Synonyms
(at) full speed, at top speed, full bore, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, helter-skelter, headlong, pell-mell, at breakneck speed, with great force, with full force
informal like crazy, like mad, hell-bent for leather, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bat out of hell, like (greased) lightning, lickety-split, full blast, all out, with a vengeance
literary apace
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