miscellaneous miscellaneous  /ˌmɪs ə ˈleɪ ni əs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  2. (adj) having many aspects

Usage(s):

  1. Promoters, matchmakers, managers, trainers, seconds and the miscellaneous collection of has-beens and hangers-on who make a daily appearance at pugilism's trading post, shook .
  2. You have to claim it as a miscellaneous deduction, which means you can only deduct losses that exceed 2% of your adjusted gross income (AGI); other miscellaneous deductions can .

News

  1. CALENDAR

    Thu/13 MISCELLANEOUS BABIES ONES & TWOS, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Rd.; 725-1727. FREEPORT VILLAGE WALKING TOUR, 3 p.m., Freeport Historical Society; 50-minute intro to Freeport of long ago, additional tours available by appointment; $10; 865- read more
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. Police notes, June 13, 2013

    Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 7:00 pm | Updated: 7:07 pm, Wed Jun 12, 2013. • Someone stole a firearm and two duffel bags full of miscellaneous tools from a 2004 Chevy Silverado parked in the 3000 block of Pueblo Puye between 10 p.m. Monday and 4 a.m. Tuesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  3. Items stolen from car parked at Mount Laurel gym

    MOUNT LAUREL— Cash, jewelry and miscellaneous items, valued at about $200, were taken from a car parked at Planet Fitness sometime between 11:54 p.m. on June 4 and 1:30 a.m. on June 5, police said. Entry was gained using the car’s keys which were taken from a key rack inside the gym and later found near the car, police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Medford Central Record

Quotes

  1. "This is another major move we are taking to promote fairness in education following the exemption of all tuition and miscellaneous fees for rural students receiving compulsory education," said Wen, addressing the 2,890 deputies to the National...
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Shanghai Daily

  2. "He was a great kid, he didn't deserve it," Akon said of the 21-year-old Dolla, who was in Los Angeles to work on his first album A Dolla & A Dream. "The reason he got shot was probably the most miscellaneous thing ever. It's to a point now...
    on May 29, 2009 By: Akon Source: Rolling Stone

  3. "I don't know what it is about this particular moment in human history which lends itself to the sanction of miscellaneous and casual cruelty," says cyber-guru John Perry Barlow, vice chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: John Perry Barlow Source: Washington Post

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