What does hurly-burly mean?

Definitions for hurly-burlyˈhɜr liˈbɜr li, -ˌbɜr-

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Hurly-burly(noun)

    tumult; bustle; confusion

  2. Origin: [Reduplicated fr. OE. hurly confusion: cf. F. hurler to howl, yell, L. ululare; or cf. E. hurry.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hurly-burly

    hur′li-bur′li, n. tumult: confusion.—n. Hur′ly (Shak.). [Hurly is from O. Fr. hurler, to yell, orig. huller, whence Eng. howl. Burly is simply a rhyming addition.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurly-burly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurly-burly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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