patchwork

Definitions of patchwork
  1. noun
    sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern
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    type of:
    sewing, stitchery
    needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
  2. noun
    a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
    synonyms: patchwork quilt
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    types:
    crazy quilt
    a patchwork quilt without a design
    type of:
    comfort, comforter, puff, quilt
    bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
  3. noun
    a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    synonyms: hodgepodge, jumble
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    type of:
    theory
    a belief that can guide behavior
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