- n a motley assortment of things
- n a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables
- The franchises comprise a hotchpotch of current and retired players from various countries.
- He and his lyricists, principally Lorenz Hart and Hammerstein, wove these numbers into increasingly coherent plots, transforming the traditional hotchpotch of musical comedy into .
- It is, as always, a hotchpotch with some loose thematic strands.
- Ann Corcoran in International Herald Tribune
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.
- Nick Clegg in BBC News
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...
- Alex Salmond in ic Dunbartonshire.co.uk
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.