Examples of hodgepodge in a Sentence
the exhibit was a hodgepodge of mediocre art, bad art, and really bad art
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In October, the pair will open Frenchette in Tribeca—an international hodgepodge with a design inspired by the cafes and restaurants of late 19th century Vienna, plus a rotisserie and Japanese charcoal grill in the kitchen.
The store’s four dusty aisles contain a hodgepodge of goods ranging from tea and canned fish to incense and blankets.
Into the breach has stepped a hodgepodge of single-issue independents and small parties, mopping up disaffected voters from the left and right fringes.
But the block’s hodgepodge of businesses — upscale restaurants and fast-food places, massage and nail salons, coffee shops, not to mention the handful of vacant storefronts – lack a cohesive spirit that Hendrix espoused, Ms. Ritter said.
Talking about affordable housing can leave your eyes glazed over: Strings of acronyms, a confusing swirl of numbers and percentages, intricate discussions of land-use regulations and a hodgepodge of federal, state and local agencies.
The Chopped Antipasto Salad ($9.75) is a colorful hodgepodge of nutty-tasting arugula, romaine hearts, cured Italian meats (salami and pepperoni), provolone cheese, chickpeas, pickled peppers, grape tomatoes, sliced red onion and black olives.
With that said, there are aspects of Eclipse that feel like a hodgepodge of a few different figures from the X-Men mythos, including Sunspot, aka Bobby da Costa, with the ability to manipulate solar power.
Before the Civil War, states created a hodgepodge of unfair voting regulations.
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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
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