kilter definition by Webster's New World
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Informal good condition; proper order: now chiefly in
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
kilter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Good condition; proper form: “policy ‘adjustments’ designed to bring the . . . country's economy back into kilter with the Western economic system” (Edward Zuckerman).
Origin: Origin unknown.
kilter - Phrases/Idioms
see out of kilter.