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at sixes and sevens

Definition of at sixes and sevens

chiefly British informal

  1. :  disorganized and confused <Everything will be at sixes and sevens until our computer system is fixed.>



Word by Word Definitions

sixplay sixes
  1. :  the sixth in a set or series

    :  something having six units or members: as

    :  an ice-hockey team

sevenplay sevens
  1. :  the seventh in a set or series

    :  something having seven units or members


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