- a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
- British. hodgepodge.
- Law. a hotchpot.
Origin of hotchpotch
Related Words for hotchpotchstew, salmagundi, hodgepodge, confusion, muddle, medley, litter, clutter, shambles, miscellany, jumble, assortment, mishmash, hotchpotch
Examples from the Web for hotchpotch
Historical Examples of hotchpotch
Their religion is a hotchpotch of Shamanism, Mahommedanism and Christianity.
First they ate "hotchpotch," soup with the meat swimming in capital broth.The Underground City
The nature of the hotchpotch will be understood from a recital of some of its contents, in their chronological order.
The intellectual basis had been lulled to sleep by that hotchpotch of convention and largeness that we call the Victorian Era.G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study
esp US and Canadian hodgepodge
- a jumbled mixture
- a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables