American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mixture of dissimilar ingredients; a jumble.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mixed mass; a medley. See hotchpot.
- n. a motley assortment of things
- n. a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
- Alteration of Middle English hochepot, from Old French, stew; see hotchpot. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But doctors have chafed at being measured by what they describe as a hodgepodge of systems that lack any oversight and consistency -- and some health-care experts say they have a point.”
“As an advocate of single-payer, I can't say I am particularly fond of some of these controversial parts, although given the total mess of the current system, and the convincing projections of how much worse it will get if we do nothing, I'm prepared to accept that even this hodgepodge is significantly better than nothing.”
“I've always wanted to use the word hodgepodge in a title of a blog post.”
“Mercy Corps - Mercy Corps is described as hodgepodge of about 3700 professionals working to help millions in crisis around the world.”
“Mercy Corps is described as hodgepodge of about 3700 professionals working to help millions in crisis around the world.”
“The song is a lot like the group itself - a revealingly rag-tag hodgepodge of goodness, an infectious combination of emotions, a mixture of joyful sounds.”
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“Theophrastus, who knew his book, said that it seemed only half-finished, a kind of hodgepodge he attributed to the author's melancholy.”
“The New York Times this week described a current "hodgepodge" of efforts by the party and its allies to challenge McCain now before he gets traction.”
“So it is kind of hodgepodge, depending on who gets in contact with you.”
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