motley

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AdjectiveEdit

motley (comparative more motley, superlative most motley)

  1. Comprising greatly varied elements, to the point of incongruity; heterogeneous
  2. Having many colours; variegated

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NounEdit

motley (plural motleys)

  1. An incongruous mixture.
  2. A jester's multicoloured clothes.
  3. (by extension) A jester; a fool.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

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