This week’s word is ‘pell-mell’. It is an adverb, adjective and noun meaning a confused and/or disorderly mass.

Word of the Week: ‘pell-mell’ (adv., adj., n.); a confused and/or disorderly mass

‘Advance your standards, and upon them, lords;
Pell-mell, down with them! but be first advised,
In conflict that you get the sun of them.’

Love’s Labour’s Lost, IV, iii

Voiced by Olly Clarke

Olly is a Stage Manager at Shakespeare’s Globe