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Mixed bag   /mɪkst bæg/   Listen
Mixed bag

noun
1.
A collection containing a variety of sorts of things.  Synonyms: assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety.  "He had a variety of disorders" , "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"






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"Mixed bag" Quotes from Famous Books



... see the door swing slowly inwards, and "the white fog billowed into the room," while "Glyn felt the hair stir and move upon his scalp," I doubt not that you will almost certainly partake of some measure of his emotion. Naturally, in a mixed bag such as this, one can't complain if the quality of the contents varies. Not all the tales reach the level of "The House of Terror"; but in every one there is enough artistry to occupy any spare half-hour you may have ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Oct. 24, 1917 • Various



Words linked to "Mixed bag" :   ragbag, grab bag, gallimaufry, mingle-mangle, range, motley, variety, witches' broth, farrago, odds and ends, witch's brew, melange, miscellanea, salmagundi, hotchpotch, omnium-gatherum, miscellany, sampler, aggregation, collection, hodgepodge, alphabet soup, smorgasbord, selection, witches' brew, assemblage, accumulation, oddments, assortment, mishmash



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