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witches' brew

noun

Simple Definition of witches' brew

  • : a mixture of dangerous or unpleasant things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of witches' brew

  1. :  a potent or fearsome mixture <a witches' brew of untamed sex and brutality — Harrison Smith>


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