helter skelter

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confusion or turmoil
Carelessly hurried and confused
In confused, disorderly haste
A helical fairground slide
{a} confusedly, without any order
adverb helter-skelter 1
done quickly, in a disorganized way
helter-skelter
haphazardly; "the books were piled up helter-skelter"
helter-skelter
You use helter-skelter to describe something that is hurried and disorganized, especially when things happen very quickly, one after the other. He now faces another crisis in his helter-skelter existence. Helter-skelter is also an adverb. a panic-stricken crowd running helter-skelter to get away from the tear gas. a tall structure in a fairground which you sit on at the top and slide round and round to the bottom
helter-skelter
lacking a visible order or organization
helter-skelter
{s} confused, hasty and disorderly
helter-skelter
in a hasty and disorderly fashion, haphazardly
helter-skelter
haphazardly; "the books were piled up helter-skelter
helter-skelter
with undue hurry and confusion; "a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause"; "a pell-mell dash for the train"
helterskelter
In hurry and confusion; without definite purpose; irregularly
helter skelter

    Türkische aussprache

    heltır skeltır

    Aussprache

    /ˈheltər ˈskeltər/ /ˈhɛltɜr ˈskɛltɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ "hel-t&r-'skel-t&r ] (adverb.) 1593. perhaps from Middle English skelten to come, go.

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