from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of uptilt.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The formation of the escarpment is attributed to long past crustal uptilting.

    Dong Phayayan Khao-Yai Forest Complex, Thailand

  • Nick instantly felt a stirring of renewed arousal as he looked at that golden body — legs long and silky, hips and waist slenderly curvaceous, breasts firm and uptilting, the nipples rosily pouting.

    Pregnant by the Millionaire

  • Later, a general uptilting had occurred, standing these alternate layers


  • "You're a poor soldier!" says she, with a little scornful uptilting of her chin.

    April's Lady A Novel

  • On the other hand, the uptilting of machines, the accidents due to the so-called "Holes in the air," which have dotted the historic pages with accidents, were brought about at low altitudes.


  • "Well, I'm not Jimmy Bean, either," interrupted the boy, uptilting his chin.

    Pollyanna Grows Up

  • She had given him a third, uptilting look with her speech; and now it was as if the great eligible had seen her for the first time.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • Where there had been a full mustache there was now only a thinly clipped line, waxed and uptilting in needle points.

    The Lighted Match

  • "Of course, tell him," braved out Ruth, uptilting her head with the movement of a fawn surprised in the forest.

    Peter: a novel of which he is not the hero

  • What I really said was -- quite another matter, "she finished with a saucy uptilting of her chin.

    Miss Billy's Decision


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.