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mishmash

Line breaks: mish|mash
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪʃmaʃ
 
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Definition of mishmash in English:

noun

[in singular]
A confused mixture: a mishmash of outmoded ideas
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
jumble, mess, confusion, hotchpotch, hodgepodge, ragbag, pastiche, patchwork, farrago, hash, assortment, medley, miscellany, mixture, melange, blend, variety, mixed bag, mix, diversity, collection, selection, assemblage, combination, motley collection, pot-pourri, conglomeration
informal scissors-and-paste job, mash-up

Origin

late 15th century: reduplication of mash.

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