higgledy-piggledy

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In utter disorder or confusion; mixed up

The world is a higgledy-piggledy place, with things pleasant and unpleasant occurring in no particular sequence.

In a confused, disordered, or random way

There is no kind of arrangement as regards the buildings they are erected higgledy-piggledy; backs to fronts, anyhow, with narrow passages between.

If you say that things are higgledy-piggledy, you mean that they are very disorganized and untidy. Books are often stacked in higgledy-piggledy piles on the floor. = jumbled, untidy Higgledy-piggledy is also an adverb. A whole valley of boulders tossed higgledy-piggledy as though by some giant. things that are higgledy-piggledy are mixed together in an untidy way (Perhaps from pig; because pigs gather closely together in groups)
in a disordered manner; "they were piled up higgledy-piggledy"
in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes"
in a disordered manner; "they were piled up higgledy-piggledy
in a confused manner, in a disorderly fashion; confused, disorderly, riotous; disorder, confusion, mess, riot
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In confusion; topsy-turvy
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