higgledy-piggledy

adverb
hig·gle·dy-pig·gle·dy | \ˌhi-gəl-dē-ˈpi-gəl-dē \

Definition of higgledy-piggledy 

: in a confused, disordered, or random manner tiny hovels piled higgledy-piggledy against each other— Edward Behr

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First Known Use of higgledy-piggledy

1598, in the meaning defined above

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higgledy-piggledy

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English Language Learners Definition of higgledy-piggledy

: in a messy way : without order

higgledy-piggledy

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hig·gle·dy-pig·gle·dy | \ˌhi-gəl-dē-ˈpi-gəl-dē\

Kids Definition of higgledy-piggledy

: in a messy way : topsy-turvy Clothes were scattered higgledy-piggledy. Their apartment was higgledy-piggledy.

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