- The definition of hodgepodge is a jumbled mixture.
An example of hodgepodge is if you have a collection of different buttons.
A pot of hodgepodge stew.
- a kind of stew
- any jumbled mixture; mess; medley
Origin of hodgepodgeMiddle English hogpoch: see hotchpotch
A mixture of dissimilar ingredients; a jumble.
Origin of hodgepodgeAlteration of Middle English hochepot, from Old French, stew; see hotchpot.
(countable and uncountable, plural hodgepodges)