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helter-skelteradjective, adverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈhel·tərˈskel·tər/
hurried and not organized: People were running helter-skelter out of the building.
(Definition of helter-skelter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “helter-skelter”
in Spanish atropelladamente, a la desbandada…
in Vietnamese tán loạn, hỗn loạn…
in Malaysian lintang-pukang…
in Thai ตะลีตะลาน…
in French en désordre…
in German holterdiepolter, schell…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忙乱地,混乱地…
in Indonesian kalut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忙亂地,混亂地…
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