Translation of topsy-turvy in Spanish:


desordenado, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌtɒpsɪˈtəːvi//ˌtɑpsiˈtərvi/


  • 1informal

    patas (para) arriba informal
    everything's topsy-turvy todo está patas (para) arriba informal
    • what a topsy-turvy world we live in! ¡el mundo está loco!
    • It's the kind of topsy-turvy world we inhabit in our sleep, but creating these unusual clothes has been anything but sweet dreams for the young designer.
    • Responding to the vast demand from readers for a place in the topsy-turvy school, these two books were written to demonstrate the challenges of attending a school with such a bizarre curriculum.
    • The topsy-turvy nature of the Parliamentary debate on a Bill to limit the use of parental corporal punishment would make an excellent scenario for a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.
    • Infotel's topsy-turvy legal odyssey is being stalled by complex questions about international jurisdiction.
    • In the current topsy-turvy climate, the organisers are still reliant on decent pitch and weather conditions, but are confident that the next four weeks will prove favourable.
    • After a recent topsy-turvy spell (we live in interesting political times), the Civil Union Bill appears to be back on track.
    • But by tomorrow I'll be working 8pm to 8am, and everything will become very topsy-turvy.
    • Wondrous ethereal, soft comes along the third movement, as though exhausted from the topsy-turvy scherzo.
    • For in today's topsy-turvy business world, defining core corporate purpose, even at the level of social chit-chat, has never offered a tougher challenge.
    • And it just reminded me that no matter what else is happening, no matter how much you think your life is topsy-turvy, the world is moving on and in ways that are beautiful to see - if one could just stop and look for a moment.
    • This topsy-turvy condition resulted in an expensive and chaotic quest for new artistic direction.
    • A full-time career in the topsy-turvy world of film and television production is a very real possibility for her future.
    • Last year was a topsy-turvy affair for my family.
    • But Sarah's outlook remains optimistic and most importantly as balanced as it can be in the upside-down, topsy-turvy world of an actor.
    • And even though they now stand 11 points shy of fifth place with games running out, the topsy-turvy nature of Conference North means anything can yet happen.
    • Then of course came the drought and everything has been topsy-turvy, with some events threatened by the lack of rain and grass coverage on the playing fields.
    • Ok, so life is topsy-turvy (even by my standards) at the moment.
    • It all converged one day during his topsy-turvy four-month ride as chief executive officer, when Upside magazine listed his company among the hot 100 firms in technology.
    • The island is a topsy-turvy world, a magical and terrifying place where the voyagers' encounters are unpredictable, filled with treachery, danger and wonder.
    • But it has been that kind of topsy-turvy election year.
    • In England, the politics of this issue are strangely topsy-turvy.