Examples of miscellaneous in a sentence
The coyotes, in other words, also munched rabbits, woodchucks, meadow mice, deer mice, jumping mice, and freelance miscellaneous booty like frogs and fallen apples and muskrats, … —Edward Hoagland, Harper's, June 2007
The sandhogs' word for a miscellaneous happening in which a sandhog is injured is mishap. —Alec Wilkinson, Double Take, Summer 2001
… we came upon what must have been his camp, a rather elaborate shelter made of lashed saplings and covered with plastic sheeting; empty Clorox bottles were scattered around, along with rope, canned goods, and what Huck Finn would have called his traps—the miscellaneous pots, clothing, and whatnot that you lug around through life. —Franklin Burroughs, The River Home, 1992
a miscellaneous collection of tools
the bottom of the drawer was always a miscellaneous accumulation of odds and ends
Recent Examples of miscellaneous from the web
The main costs include housing, food, transportation, health care, education, clothing and other miscellaneous expenses.
There are even such miscellaneous items as a letter of admission to Queen Victoria’s kennels, and a collection of dog collars dating to the eighteenth century.
Skin and fat from 8 chicken thighs (or 2 cups/450 grams miscellaneous reserved chicken skin and fat) •
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Origin and Etymology of miscellaneous
Latin miscellaneus, from miscellus mixed
First Known Use: 1637
MISCELLANEOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of miscellaneous for English Language Learners
: including many things of different kinds
MISCELLANEOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of miscellaneous for Students
: consisting of many things of different sorts
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