noun, plural top·sy-tur·vies.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of topsy-turvy
OTHER WORDS FROM topsy-turvytop·sy-tur·vi·ly, adverbtop·sy·tur·vi·ness, noun
Words nearby topsy-turvy
Example sentences from the Web for topsy-turvy
In this topsy-turvy political year nothing quite seems to be certain.
In such a topsy-turvy season, one simple solution is…blaming the voters!
In his abysmal discouragement his ideals were all topsy-turvy.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Yes; it's almost like home, you know; only when we lived here it wasn't so topsy-turvy.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
We all surely must take what comes in this topsy-turvy world.The Return|Walter de la Mare
If I travel, aunt, I touch at your antipodes—your antipodes are a good rascally sort of topsy-turvy fellows.The Way of the World|William Congreve
In half an hour he had caught up with the topsy-turvy caravan.Pinocchio in Africa|Cherubini