motley

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman motteley

Adjective[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

motley (plural motleys)

  1. An incongruous mixture.
  2. A jester's multicoloured clothes.
  3. (by extension) A jester; a fool.

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