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helter-skelter

Pronunciation: /ˌheltərˈskeltər; ˌheltəˈskeltə(r)/

Translation of helter-skelter in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [run/rush] atropelladamente, a la desbandada
    Example sentences
    • Tell them that you feel friendship is undervalued in this helter-skelter crazy materialistic world.
    • Approaching this year's jamboree in Gloucestershire, he is riding better than ever at 34, having put the brakes on a helter-skelter lifestyle.
    • The stunningly modern helter-skelter overpasses seem rather incongruous with a melange of bikes and cars that follow a system of road safety entirely their own.

adjective/adjetivo

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) tobogán ([ en espiral ]) (masculine)

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