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helter-skelter

Synonyms of helter-skelter in English:

adverb

  • the children ran helter-skelter down the valley
    headlong, pell-mell, hotfoot, post-haste, hastily, in a hurry, hurriedly, as fast as possible, as quickly as possible, at full speed, at full pelt, at full tilt, hell for leather, recklessly, precipitately, impetuously, impulsively, carelessly, heedlessly, wildly
    informal like a bat out of hell, at a lick, like the wind, like greased lightning, like a bomb, like mad, like crazy, like blazes
    North American informal lickety-split
    literary apace, hurry-scurry
    [Antonyms] at moderate speed
  • adjective

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  • the village was a helter-skelter collection of dwellings
    [Antonyms] orderly
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