Meaning of (AT) FULL TILT in English


they charged full tilt down the side of the hill : (AT) FULL SPEED, (at) full pelt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, helter-skelter, headlong, pell-mell, at breakneck speed; informal hell for leather, at the double, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bat out of hell, like a scalded cat, like (greased) lightning; Brit. informal like the clappers, at a rate of knots, like billy-o; N. Amer. informal lickety-split; poetic/literary apace.

the marketing blitz has raged at full tilt for some time now : WITH GREAT FORCE, with full force, full blast, with all the stops out, all out, with a vengeance; informal like crazy, like mad.

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