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helterskelter

[ hel-ter-skel-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF helterskelter

Synonyms for helterskelter

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Antonyms for helterskelter

  • afraid
  • attentive
  • careful
  • cautious
  • discreet
  • fearful
  • kind
  • meek
  • mindful
  • prudent
  • reserved
  • shy
  • thoughtful
  • timid
  • wise
  • responsible
  • wary
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WORD ORIGIN

also helter skelter, 1590s, perhaps from skelte "to hasten, scatter hurriedly," with the first element there merely for the sake of rhyme. As an adjective from 1785.