[ US /ˈtɑpsiˈtɝvi/ ]
in utter disorder
a disorderly pile of clothes
in disorderly haste
we ran head over heels toward the shelter
in a disordered manner
they were piled up higgledy-piggledy
How To Use topsy-turvy In A Sentence
- The weather this month has turned topsy-turvy. Times, Sunday Times
- Then again, when has the table had any relevance on this topsy-turvy league?
- The word topsy entered the English language in 1528 as part of the assonant adverb topsy-turvy. No Uncertain Terms
- The American election is having a particularly topsy-turvy effect on British politics.
- Stan Collymore (LIVERPOOL v Newcastle, 1996) The phrase topsy-turvy is too lightweight to describe just how breathtaking this match was. Football.co.uk news feed
- Before his facile perils and ready laugh, life was no longer an affair of serious effort and restraint, but a toy, to be played with and turned topsy-turvy, carelessly to be lived and pleasured in, and carelessly to be flung aside. Chapter 2
- Aside from my life being turned upside down with my mother having been ill and now with my sister-in-law being in palliative care in Halifax, things have been somewhat topsy-turvy. PhotHunter: Downside Up « Mudpuddle
- Infotel's topsy-turvy legal odyssey is being stalled by complex questions about international jurisdiction.
- The actions of the legs, torso, and neck are essentially the same in both poses, although these actions feel different when you turn topsy-turvy and reverse your body's relationship to gravity.
- It shows how topsy-turvy the world is. Times, Sunday Times