American Idioms – Idiom Wizard Lists Over 5,500 Idioms & Slang Descriptions



Unorganized amalgam. The term signals a result that was pieced-together from disparate parts. Frankenstein, for example, was a patch-work being created from different body parts.  (Compare to Hodge-podge.)

“If you study a map of the U.S. and which states legalized capital punishment, it is a patch-work of some states here and some there.”

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