Definition of mishmash in English:


Syllabification: mish·mash
Pronunciation: /ˈmiSHˌmaSH
, ˈmiSHˌmäSH


[in singular]
A confused mixture: a mishmash of outmoded ideas
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  • So at this point, it's really become a mixture, a mishmash of issues.
  • Underlying the idea of the multitude is a mishmash of confused claims.
  • Your typical bad comedy is a mess, a sloppy mishmash of junk with maybe a few funny bits here and there.


late 15th century: reduplication of mash.

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