From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha mixed baga mixed bagVARIOUS/OF DIFFERENT KINDS a) a group of things or people that are all very different from each othera mixed bag of The concert was a mixed bag of classical and modern music. Club-goers are a mixed bag these days, and so are the places they go clubbing. b) something that includes both good and bad parts The meat was very good, but the vegetables were rather a mixed bag. → mixed
Examples from the Corpusmixed of• The 17 exhibitors at the fair had bought a mixed bag of drawings, spanning centuries and price ranges.• The quarter finals also took place on Saturday and produced a mixed bag of entertainment.• We will get a mixed bag of patents.• The first is a mixed bag of songs and dances, only a couple associated with Rivera.