mishmash mishmash  /ˈmɪʃ ˌmæʃ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a motley assortment of things

Usage(s):

  1. And the trend has left corporate America a sartorial mishmash.
  2. It's a mishmash of big-box structures covered in aqua, blue and white tiles, with a little mustard yellow and brown thrown in to finish off the 1970s-nightmare look.
  3. Such cultural mishmash is ripe for parodying.

News

  1. Mangled facts, secrecy brew confusion about NSA

    WASHINGTON — Wondering what the U.S. government might know about your phone calls and online life? And whether all of this really helps find terrorists? Good luck finding solid answers. Americans trying to wrap their minds around two giant surveillance programs are confronted with a mishmash of leaks, changing claims and secrecy. Members of Congress complain that their constituents are baffled ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Alberta Ferretti Resort 2014

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion pictures / Runway & fashion show pictures A wardrobe shaped by a world of travel was Alberta Ferretti’s philosophy for resort 2014, with a worldly muse and an eclectic mishmash of styles helping build up her cosmopolitan view. Traversing the globe and capturing its spirit in a suitcase, Alberta Ferretti’s woman doesn’t fear mixing India’s gleaming ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrat leader, described the budget as a "mishmash of recycled announcements from a government skilled in raising false hopes but incompetent in delivering practical help".
    on Apr 23, 2009 By: Nick Clegg Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "It is this mishmash of inconsistencies that could actually see greenhouse emissions rise than reduce them," Truss says. "This defies logic and commonsense; this is amateur hour performance from Labor."
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Warren Truss Source: Australasian Bus and Coach

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