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medley

med·ley

medley

 
pronunciation:
med li
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part of speech: noun
inflections: medleys
definition 1: a musical composition or arrangement consisting of melodies or themes from various other pieces of music.
The chorus sang a medley composed of American folk tunes.
synonyms:
olio, potpourri
similar words:
miscellany, pastiche
definition 2: a mixture of a variety of elements; assortment.
The chef used a medley of vegetables in the soup.
synonyms:
assortment, potpourri, salmagundi
similar words:
conglomeration, farrago, gallimaufry, goulash, hodgepodge, mélange, miscellany, mixture, mosaic, motley, olio, omnium-gatherum, patchwork, variety
definition 3: see medley relay.
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