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Definition 1: a jar of mixed flower petals and spices used as perfume - [noun denoting artifact]

(potpourri is a kind of ...) a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

Definition 2: a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for potpourri in the sense of this definition

(potpourri is a kind of ...) a musical work that has been created

"the composition is written in four movements"

Definition 3: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things - [noun denoting group]

Samples where potpourri or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a great assortment of cars was on display
  • he had a variety of disorders
  • a veritable smorgasbord of religions

Synonyms for potpourri in the sense of this definition

(potpourri is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of potpourri ) an assortment of miscellaneous items

(... is a kind of potpourri ) a fearsome mixture

"a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists" "mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"

(... is a kind of potpourri ) a variety of different things or activities

"he answered a range of questions" "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"

(... is a kind of potpourri ) an assortment of things from which a choice can be made

"the store carried a large selection of shoes"

(... is a kind of potpourri ) a motley assortment of things

(... is a kind of potpourri ) a confusing assortment

"Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies"

(... is a kind of potpourri ) an assortment of various samples

"a candy sampler" "a sampler of French poets"

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