Definition of helter-skelter adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

helter-skelter

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌhɛltər ˈskɛltər//
 
[only before noun]
 
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done in a hurry and in a way that lacks organization a helter-skelter dash to meet the deadline
helter-skelteradverb
 
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People ran helter-skelter. There were bodies on the ground and the injured were crying.