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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtopsy-turvytop‧sy-tur‧vy /ˌtɒpsi ˈtɜːvi◂ $ ˌtɑːpsi ˈtɜːrvi◂/ adjective informal  DISORGANIZEDin a state of complete disorder or confusion He left his room all topsy-turvy.
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topsy-turvyMolly's topsy-turvy bedroom was heaped with toys, clothes, magazines, and books.The world had gone topsy-turvy ever since he took on this play.I was quite ignorant of their lifestyle and topsy-turvy habits.In one topsy-turvy moment, I leaned down to turn Johnny Walker up and nearly ended up upside down.But things are turned topsy-turvy right enough.Ball can look back on a topsy-turvy two years as mayor.They both show us a topsy-turvy world, a world turned inside-out by the particular lens through which it is viewed.Yahoo! is the rule, not the exception, in the topsy-turvy world of Internet IPOs.In the topsy-turvy world of teams and teams of teams, economies of scale are giving way to economies of structure.
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