Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 09:58

helter-skelter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A rhyming pair of words with no known origin.

AdverbEdit

helter-skelter (comparative more helter-skelter, superlative most helter-skelter)

  1. In confused, disorderly haste

AdjectiveEdit

helter-skelter (comparative more helter-skelter, superlative most helter-skelter)

  1. Carelessly hurried and confused

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

helter-skelter (countable and uncountable, plural helter-skelters)

  1. confusion or turmoil
  2. (UK) A helical fairground slide