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hotchpotch

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noun hotch·potch \ˈhäch-ˌpäch\

Definition of hotchpotch

  1. 1 a :  a thick soup or stew of vegetables, potatoes, and usually meat b :  hodgepodge

  2. 2 :  hotchpot



Examples of hotchpotch

  1. <Sunday supper was a hotchpotch of leftovers.>



Origin of hotchpotch

Middle English hochepot, from Anglo-French, from hocher to shake + pot pot


First Known Use: 1583


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