Word Origin early 17th cent.: of unknown origin.Idiomsnounjump to other results
BrE BrE//ˈkɪltə(r)//; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪltər//[uncountable]
- 1not agreeing with or the same as something else His views are out of kilter with world opinion.
- 2no longer continuing or working in the normal way Long flights throw my sleeping pattern out of kilter for days.
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