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Noun: hodgepodge  'hój,pój
Usage: N. Amer, informal (elsewhere: hotchpotch)
  1. A motley assortment of things
    - odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherum, bits and bobs [Brit, informal], bits and pieces, odds and sods [Brit, informal], mélange
  2. A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    - patchwork, jumble, hotchpotch

Derived forms: hodgepodges

Type of: assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag [informal], mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, smörgåsbord, theory, variety

Encyclopedia: Hodgepodge