What does mishmash mean?

Definitions for mishmash
ˈmɪʃˌmɑʃ, -ˌmæʃ; -ˌmɒʃmish·mash

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherumnoun

    a motley assortment of things


  1. mishmashnoun

    A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things

  2. Etymology: From as reduplication of “mash”

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mishmashnoun

    A low word.

    Robert Ainsworth.


  1. mishmash

    Mishmash is a confused or disorderly mixture of things, a hodgepodge.


  1. mishmash

    A mishmash is a random assortment, mixture, or collection of different things, ideas, elements, or people, usually in a disorganized, confused, or haphazard manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mishmashnoun

    a hotchpotch

  2. Etymology: [Cf. G. mish-mash, fr. mischen to mix.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mishmash

    mish′mash, n. a hotch-potch, medley.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mishmash in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mishmash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mishmash in a Sentence

  1. Ahmed Zayat:

    It's a very big mishmash from one jurisdiction to another, they have been working on it, but we are behind the curve.

  2. Laura Searcy:

    Funding is a key issue. There is an inconsistent mishmash of state and local funding that puts small rural school districts with inadequate tax bases at a disadvantage, and those areas also are likely to have a shortage of primary care pediatric health care providers as well.

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