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British English: /tɪlt/
American English: /tɪlt/

Translation of tilt in French:


  • 2 [figurative] (attack) to have ou take a tilt at
    (person, trend, organization)
    s'essayer à
    (championship, event)
    se mesurer à
  • 3 (History) (in jousting) (contest)
    coup (m) (de lance), lancer (m)
    to take a tilt at
    porter un coup à
    (opponent, competitor)

transitive verb

  • 1 (slant)
    (table, chair, sunshade)
    (head, face, container)
    pencher [quelque chose] sur le côté
    (hat, cap)
    to tilt one's head to the left/back/forward
    incliner la tête sur la gauche/en arrière/en avant
    he tilted his cap over his eyes
    il a rabattu sa casquette sur les yeux
  • 2 [figurative] (influence) See examples: to tilt the balance in favour of/away from
    faire pencher la balance en faveur de/contre
    (politician, party, measure)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (slant)
    (building, spire, tree, table)
    (floor, ground)
    to tilt to the left/forward/to one side
    pencher vers la gauche/en avant/sur le côté
  • 2 (History) (joust) to tilt at
    jouter contre
    porter un coup à
    (person, organization)

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