hotchpotch hotchpotch

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a motley assortment of things
  2. (n) a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables

Usage(s):

  1. The franchises comprise a hotchpotch of current and retired players from various countries.
  2. It is, as always, a hotchpotch with some loose thematic strands.
  3. Inspired in part by the French Revolution, Pol Pot's hotchpotch ideology was grounded in a warped version of Cambodian Buddhist theology and dreams of past national greatness.

Quotes

  1. A fellow opposition supporter of therapeutic cloning, Ann Corcoran, described the American system as "a hotchpotch of regulation" that lacked the Australian spirit of cooperation between federal and state governments.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Ann Corcoran Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg said: "This looks like a hotchpotch of measures thrown together to save Gordon Brown's political skin. The social housing stock could be increased far more easily by allowing local authorities to buy up unsold...
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Nick Clegg Source: BBC News

  3. SNP leader Alex Salmond called for an end to the "hotchpotch of confusion and resentment" after a poll found majority support in Scotland - as well as in England - for the countries to split.
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Alex Salmond Source: ic Dunbartonshire.co.uk

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