verb (used without object)
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Origin of skelter
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Example sentences from the Web for skelter
The slide wraps around the castle like an old helter skelter and the castle is a play den with turret.
Excerpted from Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry copyright (c) 1974 by Curt Gentry and Vincent Bugliosi.
The rest of the folk go helter-skelter thither, the nose of one under the tail of the other; but you follow a wiser fashion.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
These we filled with the remaining seedlings, helter skelter, just for a splash of colour, and watered from the brook itself.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
When he sees anyone coming, he gives a yell that lasts a minute, and then the whole troop sets off helter-skelter.The Animal Story Book|Various
Helter-skelter the men rushed out, Tony and his mates in front.Colonial Born|G. Firth Scott
But it is not only a matter of reaching a systematic instead of a helter-skelter enjoyment of 116 the offerings of the world.The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard