top over terve

top over terve

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  • top´sy-tur´vi|ness — top|sy tur|vy «TOP see TUR vee», adverb, adjective, noun, plural vies. –adv. adjective. 1. upside down. 2. Figurative. in confusion or disorder: »A lively child is a godsend, even if she turns the whole house topsy turvy (Harriet Beecher Stowe).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • top´sy-tur´vi|ly — top|sy tur|vy «TOP see TUR vee», adverb, adjective, noun, plural vies. –adv. adjective. 1. upside down. 2. Figurative. in confusion or disorder: »A lively child is a godsend, even if she turns the whole house topsy turvy (Harriet Beecher Stowe).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • top|sy-tur|vy — «TOP see TUR vee», adverb, adjective, noun, plural vies. –adv. adjective. 1. upside down. 2. Figurative. in confusion or disorder: »A lively child is a godsend, even if she turns the whole house topsy turvy (Harriet Beecher Stowe). –n. confusion; …   Useful english dictionary

  • topsy-turvy — top•sy tur•vy [[t]ˈtɒp siˈtɜr vi[/t]] adv. adj. n. pl. vies 1) with the top where the bottom should be; upside down 2) in or into a state of confusion or disorder 3) turned upside down; inverted; reversed 4) confused or disorderly 5) inversion of …   From formal English to slang

  • topsy-turvy — 1520s, but prob. in popular use from an earlier period [OED], likely from tops, plural of TOP (Cf. top) (n.1) highest point + obsolete terve turn upside down, topple over, from O.E. tearflian to roll over, overturn, from P.Gmc. *terbanan (Cf. O.H …   Etymology dictionary

  • topsy-turvy — topsy turvily, adv. topsyturviness, n. /top see terr vee/, adv., adj., n., pl. topsy turvies. adv. 1. with the top where the bottom should be; upside down. 2. in or into a reversed condition or order. 3. in or into a state of confusion or… …   Universalium

  • Bernhard Crusell — Bernhard Henrik Crusell (15 October 1775 – 28 July 1838)[1] was a Swedish Finnish clarinetist, composer and translator, the most significant and internationally best known Finnish born classical composer and inde …   Wikipedia

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