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motley

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈmɒt.li/  us   /ˈmɑːt-/
consisting of many different types that do not appear to go together: There's a motley assortment/collection of old furniture in the house we're renting at the moment. The people who turned up to the meeting were a motley crew (= a group consisting of many different types of people).
Translations of “motley”
in Chinese (Traditional) 混雜的, 不同種類的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混杂的, 不同种类的…
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