HyperDic: smorgasbord

English > 2 senses of the word smorgasbord:
NOUNgroupsmorgasbord, assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, potpourri, motleya collection containing a variety of sorts of things
foodsmorgasbordan assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter
smorgasbord > pronunciation
Soundssmao'rgahsbao.rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > smorgasbord: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection containing a variety of sorts of things.
Example "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
Synonymsassortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, potpourri, motley
Narroweralphabet soupA confusing / confusing assortment
grab bagAn assortment of miscellaneous items
odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherumA motley assortment of things
rangeA variety of different things or activities
samplerAn assortment of various samples
selectionAn assortment of things from which a choice can be made
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brewA fearsome mixture
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishmezcla, miscelánea, surtido, variedad
Catalanassortiment, miscel·lània, varietat
English > smorgasbord: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAn assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal / meal.
RegionScandinaviaA group of culturally related countries in northern Europe
BroaderbuffetA meal set out on a buffet at which guests / guests help themselves

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