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Noun: hotchpotch  'hóch,póch
  1. A motley assortment of things
    - odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge [N. Amer, informal], gallimaufry, omnium-gatherum, bits and pieces, bits and bobs [Brit, informal], odds and sods [Brit, informal], mélange
  2. A stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables
  3. A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    - patchwork, hodgepodge [N. Amer, informal], jumble

Derived forms: hotchpotches

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

Encyclopedia: Hotchpotch