gallimaufry gallimaufry


  • (n) a motley assortment of things


  1. Latest business gallimaufry is a combination of steamship operations and egg dehydration.
  2. Military history is a gallimaufry of choices and chance, of opportunities taken, of roads forsaken.
  3. The movie is a gallimaufry of sophomoric jokes, redeemed by a few freshmanic ones.


  • As founding editor Colin Matthew described it, "The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is not merely a roll-call of the great and the good, but also a gallimaufry of the eccentric and the bad."
    on Sep 23, 2004 By: Colin Matthew Source: ic Wales

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