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Meaning of PELL-MELL

Pronunciation:  pel'mel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in a wild or reckless manner; "dashing harum-scarum all over the place"; "running pell-mell up the stairs"
  2. [adj]  with undue hurry and confusion; "a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause"; "a pell-mell dash for the train"
 

PELL-MELL is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: harum-scarum, helter-skelter, hurried
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pell`-mell"\, n.
See {Pall-mall}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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