Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hodgepodge

2 senses of hodgepodge

Sense 1
odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherum -- (a motley assortment of things)
       => assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley -- (a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions")

Sense 2
patchwork, hodgepodge, jumble -- (a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas)
       => theory -- (a belief that can guide behavior; "the architect has a theory that more is less"; "they killed him on the theory that dead men tell no tales")

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