Bricolage definition

brēkō-läzh, brĭkō-
Something made or put together using whatever materials happen to be available.
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The process of making or assembling something from materials at hand.
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Something, esp. an artistic work, so made.
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(uncountable) Construction using whatever was available at the time.
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(countable) Something constructed using whatever was available at the time.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bricolage
Plural:
bricolages

Origin of bricolage

  • French from bricole trifle from Old French catapult from Old Italian briccola of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary