Bricolage

23 Nov

bricolage |ˌbrēkōˈlä zh; ˌbrikə-|noun ( pl. same or -lages)(in art or literature)

construction or creation from a diverse range of available things

  • :the chaotic bricolage of the novel is brought together in a unifying gesture.

something constructed or created in this way

  • bricolages of painted junk.

ORIGIN mid 20th cent.: French, frombricoler ‘do odd jobs, repair.’

from the Oxford American Dictionary.

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