mishmash

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noun mish·mash \ˈmish-ˌmash, -ˌmäsh\

Examples of mishmash in a sentence

  1. <the painting was just a mishmash of colors and abstract shapes as far as we could tell>

Origin and Etymology of mishmash

Middle English & Yiddish; Middle English mysse masche, perhaps reduplication of mash mash; Yiddish mish-mash, perhaps reduplication of mishn to mix


First Known Use: 15th century


MISHMASH Defined for English Language Learners

mishmash

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noun mish·mash \ˈmish-ˌmash, -ˌmäsh\

Definition of mishmash for English Language Learners

  • : a confused mixture of things


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