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Synonyms for motley

Synonyms for (noun) motley

Synonyms: motley Definition: a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

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

Similar words: garment Definition: an article of clothing Usage: garments of the finest silk

Synonyms: smorgasbord, salmagundi, assortment, potpourri, variety, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley Definition: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things Usage: a great assortment of cars was on display; he had a variety of disorders; a veritable smorgasbord of religions

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Synonyms for (verb) motley

Synonyms: motley, parti-color Definition: make motley; color with different colors

Similar words: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize Definition: add color to Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Synonyms: variegate, vary, motley Definition: make something more diverse and varied Usage: Vary the menu

Similar words: diversify Definition: make (more) diverse Usage: diversify a course of study

Synonyms for (adjective) motley

Synonyms: painted, particolored, particoloured, motley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, calico, varicolored, varicoloured, piebald, pied Definition: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly Usage: a jester dressed in motley; the painted desert; a particolored dress; a piebald horse; pied daisies

Similar words: colored, colorful, coloured Definition: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination Usage: colored crepe paper; the film was in color; amber-colored heads of grain

Synonyms: assorted, sundry, miscellaneous, mixed, motley Definition: consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds Usage: 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

Similar words: heterogeneous, heterogenous Definition: consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature Usage: the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous