[ miks-uh n-mach ]
/ ˈmɪks ənˈmætʃ /


made up of complementary elements taken from different sets or sources: a mix-and-match approach to interior decoration.

verb (used with or without object)

to combine in a harmonious or interesting way, as articles of clothing in an ensemble.

Nearby words

  1. mix,
  2. mix and match,
  3. mix it up,
  4. mix tape,
  5. mix up,
  6. mix-up,
  7. mixdown,
  8. mixe-zoque,
  9. mixed,
  10. mixed acid

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Idioms and Phrases with mix and match

mix and match

Combine different items in a number of ways. For example, The store displayed skirts, blouses, and slacks in colors that one could mix and match. [Mid-1900s]

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