Definition of mixed bag
- his performance was a mixed bag
His performance was a mixed bag.
a mixed bag of professional astronomers and amateur enthusiasts attended the conference
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agglomerate, agglomeration, assortment, clutter, collage, grab bag, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, litter, medley, mélange, miscellany, mishmash, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, patchwork, potpourri, ragbag, rummage, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, tumble, variety, welter;
: a collection of different kinds of things
: something that has both good and bad qualities or parts
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