[ mash-uhp ]
/ ˈmæʃˌʌp /
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Music. a recording that combines vocal and instrumental tracks from two or more recordings.
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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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
What results is a kind of mashup concert, a virtuoso mixed-media DJ set tuned to a keen emotional pitch.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Someone suggested a mashup: Sam- for Sam Battistone Sr. and –bo for Newell Bohnett.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved|Andrew Romano|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They all dance happily ever after in this modern mashup of Little Red Riding Hood and The Story of the Three Bears.The 15 Best Super Bowl 2014 Commercials|Ben Teitelbaum|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From Lorde to Daft Punk, DJ Earworm seamlessly edited a mashup of the 25 biggest hits of 2013.Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R. Kelly, Ron Burgundy Interviews Peyton Manning, and More Viral Videos|Julian E. Wright|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sure, it's an amateurish mashup of every other action movie, but it has its charms.Krrish 3 Review: What the Bollywood Movie Steals From Superhero Films|Sujay Kumar|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for mash-up
/ (ˈmæʃʌp) /
a piece of recorded or live music in which a producer or DJ blends together two or more tracks, often of contrasting genres
a hybrid website that collates and displays information taken from various other online sources
Word Origin for mashup
C20: from mash blend + up
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