hotchpotch

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hotch·potch

 (hŏch′pŏch′)
n.
A hodgepodge.

[Middle English hochepoche, alteration of hochepot; see hotchpot.]

hotchpotch

(ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ) or

hodgepodge

n
1. a jumbled mixture
2. (Cookery) a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables
[C15: a variant of hotchpot]

hotch•potch

(ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ)

n.
1. a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
[1350–1400; Middle English hoche poche, rhyming variant of hotchpot]

Hotchpotch, Hodgepodge

 a confused mixture.
Examples: hotchpotch of errors, 1728; of garlic and cheese, 1591; of ideas; of many meats, 1530; of all sorts of men, 1652; of many nations, 1652; of true religion and popery, 1888; of songs, 1835; of tastes; of words, 1386.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hotchpotch - a motley assortment of thingshotchpotch - a motley assortment of things  
assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety, mixture - 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"
2.hotchpotch - a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
Translations

hotchpotch

[ˈhɒtʃpɒtʃ] N (Brit) → mezcolanza f

hotchpotch

n (Brit) → Durcheinander nt, → Mischmasch m

hotchpotch

[ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ] n (Brit) → pot-pourri m