noun \ˈmish-ˌmash, -ˌmäsh\

: a confused mixture of things

Full Definition of MISHMASH

Examples of MISHMASH

  1. <the painting was just a mishmash of colors and abstract shapes as far as we could tell>

Origin of MISHMASH

Middle English & Yiddish; Middle English mysse masche, perhaps reduplication of mash mash; Yiddish mish-mash, perhaps reduplication of mishn to mix
First Known Use: 15th century


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