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higgledy-piggledy

informal

Synonyms of higgledy-piggledy in English:

adjective

  • a higgledy-piggledy mountain of newspapers
    out of order, out of place, in disarray, in a mess, in a jumble, in a muddle, upside-down, at sixes and sevens, haywire, haphazard
    informal all over the place, like a bomb's hit it
    British informal shambolic, all over the shop
    North American informal all over the map, all over the lot
    rare orderless
    [Antonyms] tidy, ordered
  • adverb

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  • the cars were parked higgledy-piggledy
    in disorder, in a muddle, in a jumble, in disarray, in a disorganized manner, untidily, haphazardly, indiscriminately, in a mess, in confusion, in a heap, anyhow, any old how, pell-mell, topsy-turvy
    informal all over the place, every which way
    British informal all over the shop
    North American informal all over the map, all over the lot
    [Antonyms] tidily, in an orderly fashion
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