higgledy-piggledy


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Related to higgledy-piggledy: coyly, obviously, permanently, temporarily, usually
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Synonyms for higgledy-piggledy

in utter disorder

in a disordered manner

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Pre-match forecasts of a snow-ridden Armageddon mercifully failed to materialise in a game farmed out to the higgledy-piggledy splendour of Otley, but a glue-pot of a pitch and horizontal rain both had an impact.
Badger the Mystical Mutt, with his magical red spotted neckerchief, took Scottish primary schools and bookshops by storm 18 months ago with his enchanted spells, peacemaker skills and a love of higgledy-piggledy piles of buttered toast.
I want to write a higgledy-piggledy about this for his 50th birthday.
4 Be brave and eschew traditional decorating rules: keep cards grouped together on an occasional table, piano top or hall table, rather than stringing them higgledy-piggledy on the wall.
PRIOR to the middle of the last century, the frontage of Redcar Esplanade was very higgledy-piggledy, with no planning.
Piled higgledy-piggledy or huddled in groups, they merge into an indistinguishable mass of humanity.
These Lanes are not to be confused with the North Laine, the more eccentric yet less higgledy-piggledy area in the heart of Brighton, home to more than 300 independent shops.
Don't worry if they overlap and they are all higgledy-piggledy, that's part of the beauty and the overall effect will be eye-catching when finished.
Having someone knowledgeable on hand to give sound advice is a rarity nowadays and, whilst its higgledy-piggledy Wyle Cop premises may cast a Dickensian image, never under-estimate the quality of the buying team.
On the other hand, something was needed for Catholic high schools, whose catechism curriculum has largely been assembled higgledy-piggledy, with no rhyme or reason.
But the new shanty settlements pose another headache for the international relief operation which has been struggling to get food, water and plastic sheeting out to the more than 1 million homeless, most of them camped out higgledy-piggledy in the spaces and streets of Port-au-Prince.
I just thought it looked like something from the front of a chocolate box, it's very quaint and all higgledy-piggledy, just exactly what I'd always wanted.
She can't help but notice a difference between herself comfortably skipping through puddles with her umbrella and rubber boots and the Paper Man who stands outside selling papers for a dollar in a "raggedy coat" with hair that "sticks up higgledy-piggledy all over his head" and with so little protection that "rain runs off his bumpy nose and down into his beard.
Merging interior design with ecological pollution, All Night Party, FS (2003) presents 52 frosted Mylar Christmas trees piled higgledy-piggledy in the corner like leftover disposable trash.