Last modified on 16 September 2014, at 09:40

mingle-mangle

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduplicated from mingle.

NounEdit

mingle-mangle (plural mingle-mangles)

  1. A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things.
    • 1902, Charles James Longman, Longman's Magazine - Volume 39 - Page 191:
      Is not it an extraordinary instance of a minglemangle of old Norse Paganism and Christianity? Thor's Mell and Christ's Cross.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

mingle-mangle (third-person singular simple present mingle-mangles, present participle mingle-mangling, simple past and past participle mingle-mangled)

  1. To mix in a disorderly way; to make a mess of.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)