assorted assorted  /ə ˈsɔr tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  2. (adj) of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A small group of soldiers from assorted countries stood at attention and saluted as the flags rose and fell.
  2. Haakonsen grasps his plastic bag of award loot--gift certificates, lift tickets, stickers and assorted boarding goodies--and hurls it into the writhing mass of teenagers.
  3. A professor of environmental health at Columbia University in New York City, Despommier teaches about parasitism, environmental disruption and other assorted happy topics.

News

  1. $200,000 Worth Of Jewelry Reportedly Taken From New Canaan Home

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A New Canaan woman believes $200,000 worth of jewelry has been taken from her home, police said. A woman reported that 18 pieces of assorted jewelry, including rings, earrings and necklaces, were missing from her Avalon Drive East home on June 17, Sgt. ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Daily New Canaan

  2. Gardener's Delight: White Flower Farm's Open House Is Saturday

    Munching on freshly made cucumber sandwiches and sipping homemade iced tea while gazing at the brilliant hues and delightful shapes of assorted flowers, shrubs and trees sounds like one nice way to spend an early summer afternoon.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Litchfield County Times

  3. Punter Kluwe Muses On Life, The Universe And 'Sparkleponies'

    Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe is known for his colorful opinions and his vocal support of gay marriage. His musings are now collected in a new book, Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football and Assorted Absurdities .
    on June 23, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "You used to have to die before assorted hacks started munching your remains and modelling a new version of you out of their own excreta," Greer wrote in The Guardian newspaper. "Reducing the person to excremental artefact before she is dead...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Germaine Greer Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "The product is sold in packets of 20 assorted colour links and is promoted as for ages Birth Plus," ACCC chairman Graeme Samuel said. "With the exception of the black and white Link-a-Doo, the other package items are solid single colours....
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Graeme Samuel Source: The Age

  3. Kerry, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, said his comments at Pasadena City College in Southern California were distorted by "assorted right-wing nut jobs."
    on Oct 31, 2006 By: John Kerry Source: USA Today

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