Definition of potpourri:
Synonyms for potpourri:
macédoine, cleanser, categorisation, miscellany, diverseness, shuffle, change, mélange, menagerie, ragbag, salmagundi, gallimaufry, variety show, hotchpotch, variety, jungle, gumbo, mixed bag, borax, miscellanea, rummage, diversity, tumble, hash, garland, grab bag, patchwork quilt, disinfectant, multifariousness, jambalaya, agglomeration, air freshener, farrago, French polish, foam, botch, ragout, clutter, mixing, compartmentalisation, olla podrida, hodgepodge, motley, mixture, collage, hodgepodge, kind, form, omnium-gatherum, abrasive, classification, patchwork, crazy quilt, compartmentalization, litter, salad, agglomerate, scramble, welter, sort, cleaner, categorization, jumble, muddle, alphabet soup, smorgasbord, bleach, pastiche, olio, dishwashing liquid, florilegium, mishmash, medley, collect, combo, montage, assortment.
- mixture (part of speech: noun)
- "Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck", Jethro Bithell.
- "The Vertical City", Fannie Hurst.
Recipes borrowed from medicine and popular superstition, primitive practices rejected or abandoned by the sacerdotal rituals, beliefs repudiated by a progressive moral religion, plagiarisms and forgeries of literary or liturgic texts, incantations in which the gods of all barbarous nations are invoked in unintelligible gibberish, odd and disconcerting ceremonies- all these form a chaos in which the imagination loses itself, a potpourri in which an arbitrary syncretism seems to have attempted to create an inextricable confusion.- "The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism", Franz Cumont.