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English definition of “pell-mell”

pell-mell

adverb uk   /ˌpelˈmel/ old-fashioned us  
very fast and not organized: At the sound of the alarm bell, the customers ran pell-mell for the doors.Social order and disorderFast and rapidShort in time
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