motley美 ['mɑtli] 英 ['mɒtli]
consisting of many different types of people or things that do not seem to belong together
The room was filled with a motley collection of furniture and paintings.
The audience was a motley crew of students and tourists.
consisting of people or things that are very different from one another and do not seem to belong together
made up of different colors
the multicolored clothing worn by a medieval jester
a group of people or things that are very different from one another and do not seem to belong together
It was no wonder those inside wouldn't, because we were a very motley crew, and could have got up to anything.
It was said that the simpleton had threatened to use his pigtail to turn Motley Glass's eyes into a pair of motley plasdded.
Perhaps everyone should not make their own flag. That's a bit motley. Let's design one that will strike fear in the hearts of our neighbors.
miscellaneous, heterogeneous, motley, mixed, varied, assorted These adjectives mean consisting of a number of different kinds.
its occupants, a motley herd of bandy-legged crustaceans, have been crammed into one of the townships once reserved for blacks.
The museum has been converted into offices and is now inhabited by a motley assortment of architects, designers and artists.
Septa Lemore had slit each garment apart, then sewn them back together, joining half of this to half of that to fashion a crude motley.
"Raze what was left of the city from the surface of the earth" (John Lothrop Motley).
Prescott, Motley, and Parkman, the historians, conceived vast schemes, and carried them out to the limit of their powers.
Motley: We talked about agile development in the past, and now I am trying to figure out how it applies to running a project.