WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
mish•mash /ˈmɪʃˌmɑʃ, -ˌmæʃ/USA pronunciation  also  mish•mosh /ˈmɪʃˌmɑʃ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a confused mess;
    hodgepodge:a mishmash of wild opinions.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
mish•mash  (mishmäsh′, -mash′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a confused mess; hodgepodge;
Also,  mish•mosh  (mishmosh′).USA pronunciation 
  • 1425–75; late Middle English; gradational formation based on mash

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

mishmash /ˈmɪʃˌmæʃ/ n
  1. a confused collection or mixture; hotchpotch
Etymology: 15th Century: reduplication of mash

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