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Synonyms of motley

Noun


1. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"

2. motley, garment

usage: a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

3. motley, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England

Verb


1. vary, variegate, motley, diversify

usage: make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"

2. motley, parti-color, color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in

usage: make motley; color with different colors

Adjective


1. assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry(prenominal), heterogeneous (vs. homogeneous), heterogenous

usage: consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds; "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards

2. motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured, colored (vs. uncolored), coloured, colorful

usage: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"

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