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adjective & adverb
1‘a topsy-turvy flag’
upside down, wrong side up, head over heels, inverted, reversed, upset, backwards, vice versa
right way up
2‘my emotions are all topsy-turvy’
in disorder, disordered, disorderly, in confusion, confused, mixed up, in a muddle, muddled, in a jumble, jumbled, in chaos, chaotic, disorganized, messy, untidy, in disarray, in a mess, awry, askew, upside down, upset, disrupted, at sixes and sevens
informal higgledy-piggledy, every which way
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