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English definition of “helter-skelter”

helter-skelter

adverb     /ˌhel.təˈskel.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚˈskel.t̬ɚ/
quickly and in all directions: People were screaming and running helter-skelter down the steps to escape the flames.Fast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of helter-skelter adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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