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arsy–varsy

adverb ar·sy–var·sy \¦ärsēˈvärsē\
variants: or

arsy–versy

\-ˈvər-\

Definition of arsy–varsy

  1. :  backside forward :  head over heels :  topsy-turvy knocked him arsy-varsy

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Origin and Etymology of arsy–varsy

reduplication (probably influenced by Latin versus) of arsy, from 1arse + -y


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arsy–varsy

adjective ar·sy–var·sy
variants: or

arsy–versy

Definition of arsy–varsy

  1. :  upside down :  topsy-turvy

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