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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - With undue hurry and confusion; Lacking a visible order or organization adv. - Haphazardly.

Usage examples (38)
  • The books were piled up helter-skelter
  • A helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause
  • Adverb : The children ran helter-skelter all over the house. ,Clothes were scattered helter-skelter about the room
  • Adjective : They ran in a mad, helter-skelter fashion for the exits. ,Books and papers were scattered on the desk in a helter-skelter manner for more
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