on the tiles
phrasal British engaged in late-night carousing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the tiles — ► on the tiles informal, chiefly Brit. having a lively night out. Main Entry: ↑tile …   English terms dictionary

  • on the tiles — adverb (or adjective) or upon the tiles : on a debauch * * * on the tiles (informal) Enjoying a lively period of drinking, dancing, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑tile * * * informal, chiefly Brit. having a lively night out it won t be the first time he… …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the tiles —    engaged in a night long carouse    In the nocturnal company of tomcats:     I saw you sneaking up the stairs. Been having a night on the tiles, have you? (Sharpe, 1975)    See also on the roof …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • on the tiles informal, — on the tiles informal, chiefly Brit. having a lively night out. → tile …   English new terms dictionary

  • Out on the Tiles — Song by Led Zeppelin from the album Led Zeppelin III Released 5 October 1970 Recorded May August 1970 Genre Hard rock, heavy metal …   Wikipedia

  • Out on the Tiles — Исполнитель Led Zeppelin Альбом Led Zeppelin III Дата выпуска 5 октября 1970 Дата записи май июнь 1970 …   Википедия

  • (a) night out on the tiles — a night (out) on the tiles informal be/go out on the tiles to enjoy yourself by going to things like parties or dances. Do you fancy going out to a club? It s ages since we had a night on the tiles …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) night on the tiles — a night (out) on the tiles informal be/go out on the tiles to enjoy yourself by going to things like parties or dances. Do you fancy going out to a club? It s ages since we had a night on the tiles …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a night on the tiles — have a night on the tiles/be out on the tiles/british informal phrase to spend the evening enjoying yourself and come home very late Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: tile * * * have a night on the ˈtiles …   Useful english dictionary

  • be out on the tiles — have a night on the tiles/be out on the tiles/british informal phrase to spend the evening enjoying yourself and come home very late Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: tile …   Useful english dictionary

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