ass over teakettle

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ass over teakettle

  1. (idiomatic, US) Tumbling upside down.
    When the top step gave way he went ass over teakettle back down to the bottom.
  2. (idiomatic, US) Frantically.
    We've been scrambling ass over teakettle to get this thing done on time.

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ass over teakettle

  1. (idiomatic) In complete disarray.
    After all that hard work cleaning up, along comes one big storm and we're ass over teakettle again.