Definitions and translations for "motley"

Definition of motley

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Noun
1. A multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England.
2. A garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume).
3. A collection containing a variety of sorts of things.
Verb
4. Make something more diverse and varied.
5. Make motley; color with different colors.
Adjective
6. Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds.
A motley crew.
7. Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly.
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English - English - motley

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adj. mixed; of great variety; varied in color; made of different colored patches of cloth

English - Spanish - motley

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adj. abigarrado, alagartado

English - French - motley

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adj. bariolé, tacheté, bigarré; fait de pièces de tissu

English - German - motley

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adj. zusammengewürfelt

English - Indonesian - motley

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a. berwarna-warna, bermacam-macam warna, beraneka ragam, campuran

English - Italian - motley

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agg. eterogeneo, disparato, misto, molto vario; variopinto, multicolore, variegato, screziato

English - Polish - motley

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n. pstrokacizna, rozmaitość, mieszanina, błazeński: strój błazeński
a. różnobarwny, pstry, pstrobarwny, pstrokaty, różnorodny, rozmaity

English - Portuguese - motley

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adj. variado, diversificado, misturado; feito de retalhos (tecido)

English - Romanian - motley

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n. amestecătură, dezordine, harababură
a. multicolor, pestriţ {fig.}, culoare: de diferite culori, pestriţ, divers, amestecat

English - Russian - motley

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прил. разноцветный, пестрый

English - Turkish - motley

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s. çeşit çeşit, karışık, rengârenk, renk renk
i. uyumsuz karışım, rengârenk giysi

English - Ukrainian - motley

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n. попурі
a. різнобарвний, різнорідний, клітчастий, пестрий, строкатий

English - Dutch - motley

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bn. bont gekleurd, gemengd, van lappen gemaakt (kleren)

English - Greek - motley

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επίθ. ανομοιόμορφος, παρδαλός, ποικίλος
ουσ. ποικιλόχρους

English - Arabic - motley

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‏نسيج متعدد الألوان‏
‏متنوع، متعدد الألوان، متنافر الألوان، مؤلف من عناصر مختلفة‏

English - Chinese - motley

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(形) 杂色的; 斑驳的, 混杂的, 杂多的

English - Chinese - motley

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(形) 雜色的; 斑駁的, 混雜的, 雜多的

English - Hindi - motley

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n. मिश्रण, भांड, मसख़रा
a. अनेक विभिन्न तत्त्वों का बना हुआ, मिश्रित, पंचमेल, बहुरंगा, रंग-बिरंग

English - Japanese - motley

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(形) 雑多な; まだらな

English - Korean - motley

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형. 잡색의

English - Vietnamese - motley

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n. các màu khác nhau, sự trộn lộn
a. tạp sắc, sặc sở
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Synonyms for motley
1. multi-coloured: prismatic, kaleidoscopic, mottled, dappled, varicoloured, variegated
2. heterogeneous: mixed, miscellaneous, assorted, indiscriminate, varied, sundry, various