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1. motley

adjective. ['ˈmɑːtli'] consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds.

Synonyms

  • mixed
  • miscellaneous
  • heterogeneous
  • heterogenous
  • assorted

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • incapability

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Words that Rhyme with Motley

  • watley
  • mottley
  • hotly
  • ottley

2. motley

adjective. ['ˈmɑːtli'] having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • painted
  • multi-colored
  • varicolored
  • multicolored
  • colorful
  • piebald
  • varicoloured
  • multi-color
  • multicolour
  • colored
  • multicolor
  • multi-coloured
  • particoloured
  • multi-colour
  • particolored
  • multicoloured
  • pied

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

3. motley

noun. ['ˈmɑːtli'] a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • starve
  • decrease
  • decrement
  • type

4. motley

noun. ['ˈmɑːtli'] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things.

Synonyms

  • gallimaufry
  • aggregation
  • odds and ends
  • miscellanea
  • grab bag
  • mishmash
  • selection
  • hotchpotch
  • witches' brew
  • melange
  • farrago
  • collection
  • oddments
  • mixture
  • mixed bag
  • alphabet soup
  • mingle-mangle
  • potpourri
  • range
  • sampler
  • miscellany
  • witch's brew
  • salmagundi
  • accumulation
  • assortment
  • smorgasbord
  • ragbag
  • variety
  • witches' broth
  • omnium-gatherum
  • assemblage

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • sameness
  • disassembly
  • colorlessness

5. motley

verb. ['ˈmɑːtli'] make motley; color with different colors.

Synonyms

  • colorise
  • colour
  • parti-color
  • colour in
  • colourise
  • color in
  • color
  • colourize

Antonyms

  • white
  • natural
  • impartial
  • unfinished

6. motley

verb. ['ˈmɑːtli'] make something more diverse and varied.

Synonyms

  • vary
  • chequer
  • checker
  • variegate

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • colorless
  • colourless
  • chromatic color

7. motley

noun. ['ˈmɑːtli'] a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume).

Antonyms

  • varied

Example sentences of the word motley


1. Noun, singular or mass
When an individual is experiencing thyroid problems, it can cause a motley host of side effects that manifest across bodily systems.

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