mingle-mangle

[ ming-guh l-mang-guh l ]
/ ˈmɪŋ gəlˌmæŋ gəl /

noun

a jumbled or confused mixture; hodgepodge.

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Origin of mingle-mangle

1540–50; gradational compound; see mingle, mangle1
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Examples from the Web for mingle-mangle

  • There had been no half measures at Northampton, for the Puritans had a loathing of what they called a "mingle-mangle."

    By What Authority?|Robert Hugh Benson