mishmash


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mish·mash

 (mĭsh′măsh′, -mäsh′)
n.
A collection or mixture of unrelated things; a hodgepodge.

[Middle English misse-masche, probably reduplication of mash, soft mixture; see mash.]

mishmash

(ˈmɪʃˌmæʃ)
n
a confused collection or mixture; hotchpotch
[C15: reduplication of mash]

mish•mash

(ˈmɪʃˌmɑʃ, -ˌmæʃ)

also mish•mosh

(-ˌmɒʃ)

n.
a confused mess.
[1425–75; gradational formation based on mash]

Mishmash

 a confused mixture, c. 1450; a mingle or hotch-potch; “a low word”—Johnson, 1755. See also jumble, medley.
Examples: mishmash of conceits and practices, 1676; of superannuated customs, 1876; of vile and wretched persons, 1600; of worshipping, 1860.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mishmash - a motley assortment of thingsmishmash - 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"

mishmash

noun jumble, medley, hash, potpourri, farrago, hotchpotch, salmagundi, gallimaufry a bizarre mishmash of colours and patterns

mishmash

noun
Translations

mishmash

[ˈmɪʃmæʃ] Nrevoltijo m, batiburrillo m

mishmash

[ˈmɪʃmæʃ] n (= hodgepodge) → fatras m, méli-mélo m

mishmash

nMischmasch m

mishmash

[ˈmɪʃˌmæʃ] n (fam) → minestrone m, guazzabuglio
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