gallimaufry

gallimaufry gal-uh-MAW-free, noun:
A medley; a hodgepodge.

Gallimaufry, originally meaning “a hash of various kinds of meats,” comes from French galimafrée, from Old French, from galer, “to rejoice, to make merry” (source of English gala) + mafrer, “to eat much,” from Medieval Dutch maffelen, “to open one’s mouth wide.”

Synonyms: jumble, olla podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri.

Related Posts

  • April 18, 2019 at 07:11PMApril 18, 2019 April 18, 2019 at 07:11PM Pyewacket doing his impersonation of an oil slick and/or a melted Hershey bar. #flurfy […]
  • Via the UA listMay 15, 2017 Via the UA list I found this story about the recovery of a rare 1980s video game cabinet to be […]
  • Gorillaz – Humility (Official Video)June 8, 2018 Gorillaz – Humility (Official Video) Watch on YouTube here: Gorillaz - Humility (Official Video) via Channel Name or Channel URL
  • February 21, 2002 Pictures from today are here B-17, some randoms, and Dexter Thursday! (not to mention […]
  • September 21, 2002 To prevent piracy of promotional CDs, Epic Records issues reviewers portable CD players […]

Leave a Reply