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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hodgepodge mean? 

  The noun HODGEPODGE has 2 senses:

1. a motley assortment of things
2. a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

  Familiarity information: HODGEPODGE used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1hodgepodge [BACK TO TOP]


A motley assortment of things

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


omnium-gatherum; odds and ends; oddments; mishmash; mingle-mangle; melange; hotchpotch; hodgepodge; gallimaufry; farrago; ragbag

Hypernyms ("hodgepodge" is a kind of...):

assortment; miscellanea; miscellany; mixed bag; mixture; motley; potpourri; salmagundi; smorgasbord; variety (a collection containing a variety of sorts of things)

Sense 2hodgepodge [BACK TO TOP]


A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


patchwork; hodgepodge; jumble

Hypernyms ("hodgepodge" is a kind of...):

theory (a belief that can guide behavior)

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