Tilt-A-Whirl etymology

English word Tilt-A-Whirl comes from English tilt, English a, English whirl

Detailed word origin of Tilt-A-Whirl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tilt English (eng) (transitive) To cover with a tilt, or awning. (intransitive) To be at an angle. [1620]. (jousting) To charge (at someone) with a lance. [1590]. (poker) To play worse than usual (often as a result of previous bad luck).. (transitive) To point or thrust (a weapon).. (transitive) To point or thrust a weapon at.. (transitive) To slope or incline (something); to slant. [1590]. To forge [...]
a English (eng) The name of the Latin script letter A/a. (chiefly, Scotland) All. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.] Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.. One certain or particular; any single. [First attested between around 1150 to 1350]. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a [...]
whirl English (eng) (usually following “give”) A brief experiment or trial.. A confused tumult.. A rapid series of events.. An act of whirling.. Dizziness or giddiness.. Something that whirls. (intransitive) To have a sensation of spinning or reeling.. (intransitive) To rotate, revolve, spin or turn rapidly.. (transitive) To make something or someone whirl.. (transitive) To remove or carry quickly with, or as [...]
Tilt-A-Whirl English (eng) (by extension, figurative) Any fast-paced, unpredictable and disorienting experience.. A spinning-platform amusement ride that exposes its riders to unpredictable combinations of tilting, spinning and horizontal movement.

Words with the same origin as Tilt-A-Whirl

Descendants of tilt
Descendants of a
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