arsy-varsy

arsy-varsy

1. adjective Backwards; incorrect or mixed up; contrary to what is expected or desired. Likely a play on the Latin vice versa. Primarily heard in UK. This play is all arsy-varsy. I can't tell where it began or where it will end.
2. adverb Done in a backwards, incorrect, or mixed up fashion. Likely a play on the Latin vice versa. Primarily heard in UK. Oh, darn. I've gone and put my clothes on all arsy-varsy.