Definition of “helter-skelter” - English Dictionary

“helter-skelter” in American English

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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)