The definition of motley is an assorted or mixed group or collection.(adjective)
A mix of people of different ages, races, genders and ideologies is an example of a motley mix.
See motley in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME mottley < ?
See motley in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English motlei, variegated cloth, variegated
Origin: , probably from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , probably from Middle English mot, speck; see mote1.
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