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topsy-turvy

top·sy-tur·vy

topsy-turvy

 
pronunciation:
tap si tuhr vi
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: upside down.
The boat turned topsy-turvy.
definition 2: in or into disorder or confusion.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: upside-down.
definition 2: chaotic or disorderly.
a topsy-turvy society
antonyms:
orderly
similar words:
upset
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derivation: topsy-turviness (n.)