or mash·up

[ mash-uhp ]


, Informal.
  1. Music. a recording that combines vocal and instrumental tracks from two or more recordings.
  2. a combination or mixing of dissimilar elements, especially content from different sources:

    an adventure/horror/war movie mash-up; a web mash-up that overlays digital maps with crime statistics.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mash-up1

First recorded in 1855–60; noun use of verb phrase mash up
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Example Sentences

Orson Welles (1965) His Chimes at Midnight was a mash-up of the Shakespeare plays in which Sir John Falstaff appears.

Because this is my book,” Kibbe writes, he decided to “mash up” the conversations into an “imaginary gab fest.

For lack of a better term, it was an animal-hostage video, an unholy new mash-up of internet genres.

USA Today reported that "quotes from their songs would be included in a music mash-up during the show."

What makes August: Osage County unusual is its risky mash up of both: the Acting Great teaming up with the Movie Star.

Boil the potato until thoroughly done, mash up fine, and while hot add the sugar and butter.

You mash up your big potato and put butter and salt on it, and I'll do the same with my little one.

A head, some one with authority to mash up the departments into uniform and rapid action.

Mash up the pickled walnuts, dissolve part of the butter on the stove and add both to the other ingredients; mix all well.

Peel and slice the bananas, and cook in the milk until they will mash up well.





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