topsy-turvy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"topsy-turvy" in British English

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topsy-turvyadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌtɒp.siˈtɜː.vi/  us   /ˌtɑːp.siˈtɝː-/ informal
(in a ​state of being) ​confused, not well ​organized, or giving ​importance to ​unexpected things: The government's topsy-turvy ​prioritiesmean that ​spending on ​educationremainslow.
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(Definition of topsy-turvy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"topsy-turvy" in American English

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topsy-turvyadjective

 us   /ˈtɑp·siˈtɜr·vi/ infml
confused, or ​lackingorganization; upside down : Things are so topsy-turvy at ​work these ​days.
(Definition of topsy-turvy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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