What does kilter mean?

Definitions for kilterˈkɪl tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kilter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilter, kelter(noun)

    in working order

    "out of kilter"; "in good kilter"


  1. kilter(Noun)

    Good form, order or condition; fettle

    Out of kilter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kilter(noun)

    see Kelter

  2. Origin: [Cf. Gael. & Ir. cealt clothes, Gael. cealltair spear, castle, cause, Prov. E. kilter tool, instrument. Cf. Kilt.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kilter

    kil′tėr, n. order, proper condition—in phrase, 'out of kilter.'—Also Kel′ter.

Anagrams for kilter »

  1. kirtle

  2. Kitler


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ian Myles:

    It throws your immune system off kilter.

  2. Bryan Carter:

    A risk premium has appeared over the last few weeks due to politics, bringing those deals out of kilter with the fundamentals.

Images & Illustrations of kilter

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