Definition of 'motley'
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They made up the most motley of crews.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Christianity Today (2000)
It is suddenly fashionable again to yell abuse at the motley collection of characters under the spotlight on our screens.The Sun (2009)
His wildlife show is on the verge of being cancelled and his motley production crew about to lose their jobs.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They are more likely to be cooking alongside a motley crew of teenagers sharing a handful of patchy recipes between them.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
What a motley bunch we were!A Channel of Peace (1993)
The heroes are a motley collection.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Or whether it was a beacon of false hope lit by the unique electricity of a motley group with an idiosyncratic manager.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Some 7,000 objects have been selected from a motley collection.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They were a motley crew, to say the least.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It's a sobering thought that you are the least popular of a motley crew.The Sun (2014)
In their places for the home side, a motley collection of untried young players and expensive misfits.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So it's great to find this marvellous motley crew still making records and still having something to say.The Sun (2011) The Sun (2009)
He failed to win the nomination in 2008 and this time took a long time to see off a motley collection of rivals in the primaries.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Already listed as having the worst weather in Canada, the motley collection of buildings stands alone and deserted.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At that moment a volley of AK-47 bullets hailed the arrival of a 4x4 with a motley collection of rebels.The Sun (2011)
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Definition of motley from the Collins English Dictionary