crazy quilt

noun

Definition of crazy quilt

  1. 1 :  a patchwork quilt without a design

  2. 2 :  jumble, hodgepodge <a crazy quilt of regulations>

Examples of crazy quilt in a sentence

  1. a crazy quilt of streets

  2. <an environmental issue that brought together a crazy quilt of people from all points on the political spectrum>

1886

First Known Use of crazy quilt

1886


CRAZY QUILT Defined for English Language Learners

crazy quilt

noun

Definition of crazy quilt for English Language Learners

  • : a covering for a bed that is made of many pieces of cloth in different sizes without a regular design

  • : a confused mix of things


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