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  • adj.disordered
  • adv.hurriedly and carelessly
  • noundisorder

synonyms for pell-mell

  • chaotic
  • confused
  • disarrayed
  • disorganized
  • haphazard
  • muddled
  • tumultous/tumultuous
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  • ordered
  • organized
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How to use pell-mell in a sentence

We sat down pell-mell, anywhere, I next to Liszt, who kept putting things on my plate.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
“I have heard it remarked that she was a very fine woman, Mr. Weller,” said Pell in a sympathising manner.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Mrs. Pell was a very elegant and accomplished woman; her manners were the theme of universal admiration in our neighbourhood.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The scene beggars description; bags, bundles, bales, boxes are pitched out pell-mell.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Sobber was with a chum named Nick Pell, and both eyed Dick in a calculating manner which was highly offensive.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
"He's the fellow who does the hero act," whispered Sobber to Pell, in a manner meant to reach Dick's ears.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
"They may have been able to down other fellows in this school, but they shan't down me," was what he told Nick Pell.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
Just before leaving they saw Sobber and Pell hurry away, also in the direction of the town.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
"Let us go down to the steamboat landing and see if we can see anything of Pell and Sobber," suggested Dick.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
But Sam saw the movement, knocked up the bully's arm, and the soda went into Nick Pell's ear.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
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WORDS RELATED TO PELL-MELL

  • aimlessly
  • at random
  • confusedly
  • frantically
  • in all directions
  • indiscriminately
  • instinctively
  • madly
  • pell-mell
  • purposelessly
  • wildly
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