concoction concoction  /kən ˈkɑk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  2. (n) an occurrence of an unusual mixture
  3. (n) the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose
  4. (n) the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Campaign Lets Cities Create Locally-Inspired Ice Cream Flavors

    Going beyond famously-inspired flavors such as "Cherry Garcia" and "AmeriCone Dream," Ben & Jerry's has a new concoction to making and marketing new flavors.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WRIC 8 News Richmond

  2. Cities Inspiring Ice Cream Flavors

    Going beyond famously-inspired flavors such as "Cherry Garcia" and "Ameri-Cone Dream," Ben and Jerry's has a new concoction to making and marketing new flavors -- the markets themselves. The ice cream maker wants to let cities create their own locally-inspired flavors. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WTVC Chattanooga

  3. Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Not Exactly Official

    "Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe" sounds like something Homer Simpson would dream up and devour, but it's real. The Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe is the creation of Chicken Charlies at the San Diego County Fair, and it's exactly what you'd think: a delicious Krispy Kreme donut topped with that familiar ground beef concoction that makes it a Sloppy Joe. But the company claims the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe is not ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Painkillers and anti-inflammatories are not a very good concoction for rational thinking and behavior, if you know what I mean," Riley said. "I think I'm fixed. I don't know. We'll find out."
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Pat Riley Source: ESPN

  2. "It's still too new and still a few mistakes being made, but hopefully the biggest ones are behind us," trainer Richard Mandella said, "such as the application of Cushion Track here early was a terrible concoction of materials."
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Richard Mandella Source: 660 News

  3. "This does look like, in fact, this was a political concoction to anecdotally go after a company rather than to do legitimate oversight on the FDA, and I object to it," said Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Darrell Issa Source: Reuters India

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