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Potpourri   Listen
noun
Potpourri  n.  A medley or mixture. Specifically:
(a)
A ragout composed of different sorts of meats, vegetables, etc., cooked together.
(b)
A jar or packet of flower leaves, perfumes, and spices, used to scent a room.
(c)
A piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley.
(d)
A literary production composed of parts brought together without order or bond of connection.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Potpourri" Quotes from Famous Books



... were speedily lost to sight in the dark water. I was overcome with shame. My heart beat like bursting. What a miserable, unnerved worm I had become in this cursed Venice, with its languishing moonlights, its atmosphere as of some stuffy boudoir, long unused, full of old stuffs and potpourri! ...
— Hauntings • Vernon Lee



Words linked to "Potpourri" :   mishmash, collection, piece, medley, odds and ends, pastiche, alphabet soup, witch's brew, variety, oddments, motley, mixture, omnium-gatherum, smorgasbord, mingle-mangle, accumulation, perfume, assemblage, essence, assortment, composition, sampler, farrago, selection, aggregation, piece of music, opus, witches' broth, melange, miscellanea



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