Meaning of “helter-skelter” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “helter-skelter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)