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

3 senses of patchwork

Sense 1
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")

Sense 2
patchwork, patchwork quilt -- (a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together)
       => quilt, comforter, comfort, puff -- (bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together)

Sense 3
patchwork -- (sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern)
       => sewing, stitchery -- (needlework on which you are working with needle and thread; "she put her sewing back in the basket")

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