[ mish-mahsh, -mash ]
/ ˈmɪʃˌmɑʃ, -ˌmæʃ /
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Definition of mishmash
a confused mess; hodgepodge; jumble.
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Also mish·mosh [mish-mosh]. /ˈmɪʃˌmɒʃ/.
Origin of mishmash
1425–75; late Middle English; gradational formation based on mash1
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British Dictionary definitions for mishmash
/ (ˈmɪʃˌmæʃ) /
a confused collection or mixture; hotchpotch
Word Origin for mishmash
C15: reduplication of mash
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