Definition of hotchpotch in English:

hotchpotch

Line breaks: hotch|potch
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒtʃpɒtʃ
 
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(North American hodgepodge)

noun

1 [in singular] A confused mixture: a hotchpotch of uncoordinated services
More example sentences
  • By combining a hodgepodge of miscellaneous claims with no apparent context, the author has created a scary image of impending doom.
  • After three years of political stalemate, the governing party and the opposition - a hodgepodge of small political parties, business leaders and student groups - are finally sitting down at the negotiating table.
  • The locally based Cancer Research Society, one of a hodgepodge of Canadian anti-cancer groups, receives no government cash and raises $11-million a year to figure out how to beat the disease.
Synonyms
2A mutton stew with mixed vegetables.
More example sentences
  • To call the Scottish legislative programme a hotchpotch is an insult to stews.
  • Lunenburg puddin’ and hodgepodge, the way we do it, you really can't find it anywhere else.

Origin

late Middle English: variant of hotchpot.

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