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willy-nilly

adverb

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without definite aim, direction, rule, or method
  • they were in a hurry, so they just tossed everything into the room willy-nilly, leaving it to be all sorted out later

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The first known use of willy-nilly was in 1608

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“Willy-nilly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/willy-nilly. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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