Higgledy-Piggeldy

Related to Higgledy-Piggeldy: coyly, obviously, permanently, temporarily, usually

Higgledy-Piggeldy

 a confused mass, as higglers will carry a huddle of provisions together—Johnson, 1755.
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We're through the tunnel now,' he would tell her as they re-emerged into the sunlight and the higgledy-piggeldy lines of caravans and ridge-tents.
Thanks to the higgledy-piggeldy paving in Billingham, the fiveminute walk to the boys' school left me wet to the shins as I waded through puddles all the way there and watched the water rise up the leg of my jeans like an advert for absorbent kitchen roll.
Craven's large-scale site-specific Kosmeo Wall was comprised of over 17,000 ceramic pieces, a tightly planned yet playfully higgledy-piggeldy pile of organic silhouettes and faux fossils.
When people buy and 'renovate'' such properties, they seem impervious to the permanent urban vandalism they are inflicting on neighbours, producing streets of higgledy-piggeldy random destruction of architecturally appropriate features.
This is a timeless picture with its higgledy-piggeldy Hornton headstones, guarded both by St Laurence and Church Farm House.
Sintra is a higgledy-piggeldy place, with a maze of roads winding over the hillsides.
Situated in the historic garden square which was the original site of Lord's Cricket Ground, the hotel has just 34 bedrooms scattered throughout the charming higgledy-piggeldy layout.