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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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When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter. But that is exactly what the cathedral in eastern England will be housing for 10 days this month, giving visitors a rare chance to get close-up views of its medieval roof, a fun experience and -- those behind the idea hope -- a chance to think differently about the building and life.
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