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

  • November 4, 2000 here's what I have to contend with. Fort Lauderdale Film Festival The Main […]
  • July 9, 2007 Scottobear: shark vs octopus 1933 - thanks, ectomo! (via […]
  • 7336 – observationApril 28, 2005 7336 – observation I took an extended walk up to the courthouse this morning to take the #1 in to work, […]
  • some quotes, and unrelated speaks.February 5, 2002 some quotes, and unrelated speaks. "We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, […]
  • December 31, 2020 at 06:58PMDecember 31, 2020 December 31, 2020 at 06:58PM Here's to a new year! #mash #colpotter #newyear #newyearseve […]

Leave a Reply