Definition of higgledy-piggledy in English:

higgledy-piggledy

Line breaks: higgledy-piggledy
Pronunciation: /ˌhɪg(ə)ldɪˈpɪg(ə)ldi
 
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adverb & adjective

Origin

late 16th century: rhyming jingle, probably with reference to the irregular herding together of pigs.

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