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mix-and-match

[miks-uh n-mach] /ˈmɪks ənˈmætʃ/
adjective
1.
made up of complementary elements taken from different sets or sources:
a mix-and-match approach to interior decoration.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to combine in a harmonious or interesting way, as articles of clothing in an ensemble.
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Contemporary definitions for mix and match
adjective, noun
adjective, noun

put together or coordinated according to taste, combining different but complementary items; also written mix and match

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mix and match

Combine different items in a number of ways. For example, The store displayed skirts, blouses, and slacks in colors that one could mix and match. [ Mid-1900s ]
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