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November 29, 2022

Word of the Day: Motley

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Word of the Day : November 29, 2022

motley \MAHT-lee\ adjective

What It Means

Motley usually means "made up of many different people or things," and often appears in the phrase "motley crew" or "motley mix." It can also mean "variegated in color."

// I love movies that feature a motley crew of characters putting aside their differences and coming together, whether for a heist or to save the world.

// Many of the jesters at the medieval festival were dressed in bright motley garb.

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