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Synonyms for motley
ˈmɒt li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    salmagundi, diverseness, form, multifariousness, pastiche, categorisation, diversity, categorization, florilegium, mixture, miscellany, admixture, classification, mix, change, variety show, potpourri, concoction, commixture, kind, compartmentalisation, miscellanea, smorgasbord, assortment, compartmentalization, garland, mixing, sort, medley, intermixture, variety, mixed bag

    Antonyms:
    homogenous, homogeneous, uncolored, uncoloured

  2. motley(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    smorgasbord, mixed bag, miscellanea, salmagundi, miscellany, potpourri, variety, assortment, mixture

    Antonyms:
    homogeneous, homogenous, uncolored, uncoloured

  3. motley(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    smorgasbord, mixed bag, miscellanea, salmagundi, miscellany, potpourri, variety, assortment, mixture

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, homogeneous, homogenous, uncolored

  4. assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry(a)(adj)

    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

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, homogenous, homogeneous, uncolored

  5. motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    multi-color, multicolor, particolored, miscellaneous, calico, multicoloured, painted, mixed, pied, sundry(a), piebald, multicolored, multicolour, multi-colored, multi-colour, particoloured, varicolored, multi-coloured, variegated, assorted, varicoloured

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, homogeneous, homogenous, uncoloured

  6. vary, variegate, motley(verb)

    make something more diverse and varied

    "Vary the menu"

    Synonyms:
    change, alter, deviate, vary, diverge, parti-color, depart, variegate

    Antonyms:
    homogeneous, uncoloured, homogenous, uncolored

  7. motley, parti-color(verb)

    make motley; color with different colors

    Synonyms:
    vary, parti-color, variegate

    Antonyms:
    homogenous, uncoloured, homogeneous, uncolored

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. motley

    Synonyms:
    parti-colored, variegated, mixed, medley, heterogeneous, diversified

    Antonyms:
    uniform, homogeneous, alike, monochromatic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. motley(a.)

    Synonyms:
    variegated, dappled, MOTTLED

  2. motley(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heterogeneous, of various kinds

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Translations for motley

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  • сыбарBashkir
  • bunt zusammengeworfen, bunt, vielfarbig, zusammengewürfeltGerman
  • mezcolanza, abigarrado, batiburrilloSpanish
  • آمیخته, رنگارنگ, ناهمگونPersian
  • sekalainen, kirjavaFinnish
  • पंचमेलHindi
  • multicolore, eterogeneo, variegatoItalian
  • 雑色Japanese
  • bontDutch
  • мешанина, разношёрстный, пестрота, разноцветный, пёстрыйRussian

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