helter-skelter

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helter-skelter

1. adjective Haphazard; chaotic. The campaign has been utterly helter-skelter. They don't even have an official spokesperson, so a lot of contradictory statements have been given by the staff. With such young children, I expected a helter-skelter environment, but the classroom was so orderly.
2. adverb Haphazardly; in a chaotic fashion. You can't just throw in ingredients helter-skelter when you're baking. Everything needs to be measured and added at the right time.
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Damage was caused to the perimeter fencing and to the helter skelter.
A lot like Zomby, Helter Skelter existed at the intersection of so many UK dance genres--there were massive marquees housing the best DJs from drum and bass, happy hardcore and acid house.
A Victorian funfair, will take place in Dale End car park, complete with helter skelter and merry-go-round.
Trickett, formerly Lenton, powered home to nab the record in the one-lap skelter following teammate Eamon Sullivan's record-shattering feats in the men's equivalent event this week.
It's a behind-the-scenes look at photography at the big game, starting from arrival through media day to the final victory when everyone's running around helter skelter trying to get a good shot.
The boy is then seen transported an a magical taste adventure, smoothly riding on a helter skelter through a world of oranges before coming back to reality.
The band, who have just signed to agents Helter Skelter, got their first play on Radio One last week.
Helter Skelter," in its juxtapositions of artists (and writers) of different generations, like Raymond Pettibon, Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelley, Dennis Cooper, Chris Burden, Charles Bukowski, Charles Ray, Jim Shaw, and Liz Larner, established an image of the scene--a freaky-pretty-haunted landscape--and a sensibility of "Sunshine and Noir" (the title of a later LA-themed exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark) that captured the perfervid attention of artists, critics, and dealers for the rest of the decade.
The car flipped over and over until we came to a rest upside down in between three trees a fourth of a mile away from the point of Helter Skelter.
Charles Manson aside, this Beatles offering is considerably more frightening than "Helter Skelter.
Silivon Valley, where Ernst and Young does a lot of their consulting, was developed the "most helter skelter," Evans said.
The pack comes complete with a helter skelter with spinning raft tide and sandpit, theme park train ride and three figures |Sound it out: Make beautiful music with your kids with the Peppa Pig band set, PS12.
And clubbers can roll up, roll up to enjoy one of the more unusual attractions - a 40ft helter skelter slide- right.
A COCONUT SHY, hook-a-duck and helter skelter were included in the fun when the Highfields summer fair took place.
And you won't find a more regal home for your cupcakes and baked delights than the three-tier helter skelter cake stand, with a quintessentially British red and white fairground-style design.