mixed bag

mixed bag


: a collection of different kinds of things

: something that has both good and bad qualities or parts

Full Definition of MIXED BAG

:  a miscellaneous collection :  assortment
:  one having both positive and negative qualities or aspects <his performance was a mixed bag>

Examples of MIXED BAG

  1. His performance was a mixed bag.
  2. <a mixed bag of professional astronomers and amateur enthusiasts attended the conference>

First Known Use of MIXED BAG



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