: something (such as a food or drink) that is concocted from various elements : something prepared or devised by combining different ingredients
- This concoction is a cross between hot chocolate and a grasshopper, a mixed drink that gets its minty kick from crème de menthe.
- —Kim Steckler
- … the disc offers quite an unusual concoction of old and new songs that are surprisingly cohesive.
- —Jon Hetman
: the act of process of concocting something
- One of these young men had a rare faculty in the concoction of gin-cocktails.
- —Nathaniel Hawthorne