1. with undue hurry and confusion
    a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause
    a pell-mell dash for the train
  1. in a wild or reckless manner
    dashing harum-scarum all over the place
    running pell-mell up the stairs
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How To Use pell-mell In A Sentence

  • But these last two points are faults of the plays, not the production, which at its best is a breathlessly pell-mell, swaggeringly epic dose of theatre.
  • An entire generation of backs are growing up thinking that rugby is about nothing more than running pell-mell into bodies when, if the laws were properly upheld, they would have the luxury of space that comes with quick ball.
  • What’s uncouth is that pell-mell deployment of punctuation, Paul. Dallas Blog, Daily News, Dallas Politics, Opinion, and Commentary FrontBurner Blog D Magazine » Blog Archive » RE: DOWN WITH COMCAST
  • This was little more than a large house overstuffed with prize pieces salvaged during the pell-mell escape from the capital. Fire The Sky
  • Unrelenting tosh, it mixes dodgy accents with over-ripe dialogue, hammy performances and the kind of pell-mell pace that leaves little room for subtlety or reflection.
  • What's been largely missing, though, through these pell-mell days, has been the time to rethink pat agendas rather than fit the facts around them - or the imagination to give the suckers on all sides an even break.
  • With so much at stake, too, the tendency is always to launch into pell-mell play, all motion and little notion.
  • He turned his attention to abuses in Church and State, which he lashed with caustic satire, conveyed in short doggerel rhyming lines peculiar to himself, in which jokes, slang, invectives, and Latin quotations rush out pell-mell. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature
  • Sometimes it's handy to zoom in and select specific units but it's probably easier to learn the shortcut keys and create groups of units before running pell-mell into the opposition.
  • They drew together, uttering frightened exclamations; and the lights flashed as the others came pouring out of the cemetery pell-mell, like men possessed.
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