(up) to the hilt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “(up) to the hilt” in the English Dictionary

"(up) to the hilt" in British English

See all translations

(up) to the hilt

Something that is done (up) to the hilt is done ​completely and without any ​limits: The ​government is already ​borrowing up to the hilt.
(Definition of (up) to the hilt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(up) to the hilt”
in Chinese (Simplified) 完全地,彻底地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全地,徹底地…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
faith school

a school that is financially supported by a particular religious group, usually for children from that religion

Word of the Day