Examples of hodgepodge in a Sentence
the exhibit was a hodgepodge of mediocre art, bad art, and really bad art
Recent Examples of hodgepodge from the Web
Products appear to be a hodgepodge of Amazon stables, ranging from must-have electronics to meal kits and pool floats.
First, the good news: AMD’s doing away with the frightful hodgepodge of motherboard platforms to unite around the AM4 socket with Ryzen CPUs, Bristol Ridge APUs, and all other chips released in the foreseeable future. Huzzah!
Others, like the USA ping-pong team, consists of a hodgepodge of the semi-famous, elderly, mostly New York–based Jew.
That there was a hodgepodge of city departments with some hand in every foot of pavement made the rebuilding job all the more complicated.
But even these DNA donors were a hodgepodge of what are now two modern groups—
The virus causes underdevelopment of the head and brain, known as microcephaly, and a hodgepodge of other symptoms, like eye damage and clubfoot, which are loosely categorized as Congenital Zika Syndrome.
Spectrum’s new product, called Spectrum Stream, costs $26 a month ($20 base + $6 fee), comes with all four local broadcast channels — CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX — and an attractive hodgepodge of 20 more live channels, including TBS, PBS and HGTV.
The city’s central district is a global hodgepodge of food and accents.
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Origin and Etymology of hodgepodge
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsagglomerate, agglomeration, alphabet soup, assortment, botch, clutter, collage, crazy quilt, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, gumbo, hash, miscellany, hotchpotch, jambalaya, jumble, jungle, litter, macédoine, medley, mélange, menagerie, miscellanea, mishmash, mixed bag, montage, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, pastiche, patchwork, patchwork quilt, potpourri, ragbag, ragout, rummage, salad, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, stew, tumble, variety, welter
Related Wordsdetritus, notions, oddments, odds and ends, sundries; accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration; catchall; admixture, alloy, amalgam, blend, combination, commixture, composite, compound, fusion, intermixture, mix-up; bollix, chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, dog's breakfast [chiefly British], mess, morass, muddle, shambles; imbroglio, knot, snarl, tangle
HODGEPODGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hodgepodge for English Language Learners
: a mixture of different things
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