Uptilt

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Uptilt up-tilt′ to tilt up
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Usage

In literature:

More like dreadful animals they looked than human beings, running bent forward, with their faces curiously uptilted.
"The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu" by Sax Rohmer
Billy uptilted her nose.
"Miss Billy" by Eleanor H. Porter
That identical "well" with its uptilt of question had been on George's tongue.
"The Sturdy Oak" by Samuel Merwin, et al.
Great drops hung from his chin, from his uptilted nose, and his cotton shirt was dark.
"Where the Trail Divides" by Will Lillibridge
Uptilted breasts Peeped from her dress.
"The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry" by W. G. Archer
And they sniffed it with delicate noses uptilted and liked the aroma.
"The Younger Set" by Robert W. Chambers
Ahead of them Arlee's blonde head was uptilted toward Falconer's remarks.
"The Palace of Darkened Windows" by Mary Hastings Bradley
A slight, humorous uptilt to his mouth relieved the face of impassivity and saved it from a too formal clericalism.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
From the uptilted flask the whiskey poured into his mouth.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
The larger, freckle-faced, with an uptilted nose and belligerent eyes, was fully as tall as Ruth.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
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