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mot•ley



Pronunciation: (mot'lē), [key]
adj., n., pl. -leys.


adj.
1. exhibiting great diversity of elements; heterogeneous: a motley crowd.
2. being of different colors combined; parti-colored: a motley flower border.
3. wearing a parti-colored garment: a motley fool.

n.
1. a combination of different colors.
2. a parti-colored effect.
3. the parti-colored garment of a jester.
4. a heterogeneous assemblage.
5. a medley.

Mot•ley



Pronunciation: (mot'lē), [key]
n.
John Lo•throp Pronunciation: (lō'thrup), [key] 1814–77, U.S. historian and diplomat.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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