Translation of hilt in Spanish:

hilt

Pronunciation: /hɪlt/

n

  • empuñadura (f), puño (m) (up) to the hilt they were mortgaged up to the hilt estaban hipotecados hasta el cuello [colloquial/familiar] to back sb (up) to the hilt respaldar a algn incondicionalmente or pase lo que pase

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