[ hoch-poch ]
/ ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ /


a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
British. hodgepodge.
Law. a hotchpot.

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Origin of hotchpotch

1350–1400; Middle English hoche poche, rhyming variant of hotchpot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for hotchpotch


esp US and Canadian hodgepodge

/ (ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ) /


a jumbled mixture
a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables

Word Origin for hotchpotch

C15: a variant of hotchpot
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