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EVERY WHICH WAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does every which way mean? 

EVERY WHICH WAY (adverb)
  The adverb EVERY WHICH WAY has 2 senses:

1. in a random manner
2. haphazardly

  Familiarity information: EVERY WHICH WAY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EVERY WHICH WAY (adverb)


Sense 1every which way [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a random manner

Synonyms:

arbitrarily; at random; every which way; haphazardly; indiscriminately; randomly; willy-nilly

Context examples:

the houses were randomly scattered / bullets were fired into the crowd at random


Sense 2every which way [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Haphazardly

Synonyms:

helter-skelter; every which way

Context example:

the books were piled up helter-skelter


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