or mash·up

[ mash-uhp ]

  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.

Origin of mash-up

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

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How to use mash-up in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for mashup


/ (ˈmæʃʌp) /

  1. a piece of recorded or live music in which a producer or DJ blends together two or more tracks, often of contrasting genres

  2. a hybrid website that collates and displays information taken from various other online sources

Origin of mashup

C20: from mash blend + up

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