Definition of patchwork:
odds and ends, assortment, mingle-mangle, melange, jumble, farrago, confusion, mishmash, welter, pastiche, olio, collect, miscellany, oddments, smother, omnium-gatherum, mixed bag, muddle, potpourri, medley, patchwork quilt, variety, mare's nest, jumbal, hotchpotch, conglomeration, hodgepodge, gallimaufry, salmagundi, ragbag, clutter, grab bag, disorder, potpourri, grab bag, mixture, fuddle.
- multicolored (part of speech: adjective)
- "In the Brooding Wild", Ridgwell Cullum.
- "Idle Hour Stories", Eugenia Dunlap Potts.
- "The Patchwork Girl of Oz", L. Frank Baum.