Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Pack my things, throw them in helter skelter, pellmell, all in a heap.

Helter skelter, like rabbits or rats, they fled this way and that before us.

We drove them off the ridge, helter skelter, and they fairly bunked, throwing away rifles and equipment wholesale.

And then he gave a great hoot, which so frightened the fairies that they flew away, helter skelter, into the depths of the forest.

Expressmen have brought the furniture cases from the railway station and have left them there, helter skelter.

These we filled with the remaining seedlings, helter skelter, just for a splash of colour, and watered from the brook itself.

Helter skelter and making as fast time as they could, the little party set out to retrace their steps to their landing place.

Then the fairy soldiers fell upon the king's funny little admiral, and all the king's men, and drove them off helter skelter.