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Synonyms for patchwork

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patchwork, hodgepodge, jumblenoun

    a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

    fuddle, mare's nest, mingle-mangle, patchwork quilt, jumbal, jumble, hotchpotch, mishmash, ragbag, odds and ends, farrago, omnium-gatherum, hodgepodge, clutter, smother, gallimaufry, oddments, melange, muddle, welter

  2. patchwork, patchwork quiltnoun

    a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together

    patchwork quilt, jumble, hodgepodge

  3. patchworknoun

    sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern

    patchwork quilt, jumble, hodgepodge

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  1. List of paraphrases for "patchwork":

    mosaic, tile, hotchpotch, tiling, quilt, jigsaw, puzzle, mishmash, blanket


  1. List of known nicknames for "Patchwork":

    Jens Paulsen, Paulsen, Jens

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  1. The NCAA:

    A patchwork of different laws from different states will make unattainable the goal of providing a fair and level playing field.

  2. Mark Dombroff:

    The FAA does not want a patchwork of regulations that deal with operation of model aircraft.

  3. Ken Rait:

    You end up with a patchwork that ecologically makes no sense.

  4. Legislative Director Jamie Dangers:

    It's not just Hyde that's under attack. There is a whole patchwork that goes together with Hyde.

  5. Frederica Perera:

    We went from a patchwork quilt of environmental regulations to federal regulations and federal standards for the very reason that you didn't have equal protection of all children.

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