mixed bag


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mixed bag

n.
A collection of dissimilar things; an assortment.

mixed bag

n
informal something composed of diverse elements, characteristics, people, etc

mixed′ bag′


n.
a varied assortment.
[1935–40]

mixed bag

In naval mine warfare, a collection of mines of various types, firing systems, sensitivities, arming delays and ship counter settings.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mixed bag - a collection containing a variety of sorts of thingsmixed bag - a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
grab bag - an assortment of miscellaneous items
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brew - a fearsome mixture; "a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists"; "mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"
range - a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"
selection - an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
alphabet soup - a confusing assortment; "Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies"
sampler - an assortment of various samples; "a candy sampler"; "a sampler of French poets"

mixed bag

noun
Translations

mixed bag

nmiscuglio, accozzaglia
it's a mixed bag (fig) (fam) → c'è un po' di tutto
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