motley motley  /ˈmɑt li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
  2. (n) a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
  3. (n) a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England
  4. (v) make something more diverse and varied
  5. (v) make motley; color with different colors
  6. (adj) consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  7. (adj) having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

Usage(s):

  1. The President-elect's $775 billion plan is a motley mix of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and other programs and much of it is based on untested economic guesswork.
  2. Our tastes are too motley, our options too many.
  3. Pursued by hysterical mobs and motley villains, the two ride across the breathtaking countryside, never acknowledging their love for each other before having to part.

News

  1. Staples-Motley prevails for Class 2A state boys golf title

    JORDAN, Minn. - A third Minnesota Class 2A state championship in a row was not in the cards for the Detroit Lakes boys golf team, as Staples-Motley swooped in to win the team title after shooting seven strokes better than the Lakers on Wednesday at The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. The Motley Fool: Why bother with stocks?

    The Motley Fool: Why bother with stocks? Successful investors have learned that the value of individual stocks as well as the overall market will fluctuate over time, sometimes soaring or sinking sharply. Over the long haul, if you've bought stocks at undervalued prices, they should approach or exceed their intrinsic value. Exiting stocks makes sense if you really have little or no faith in them ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Mourning The Death of His Mother

    Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx is mourning the death of his mother, Deana Richards, who passed away on Saturday
    on June 11, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

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Quotes

  1. "We're going to start tracking as soon as Motley is done (touring) at the end of March, and hopefully I'll have it ready by April/May and done by the top of June," Lee said.
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Tommy Lee Source: Reuters

  2. Ozzy said: "Throughout my career I've felt this obligation to give up-and-coming bands a leg up in the music business. I've taken out bands from Motley Crue to Metallica to System Of A Down and Slipknot on their first big tours. I'm looking to give...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Ozzy Osbourne Source: The Press Association

  3. "The overall talent and energy of The Last Vegas surpassed our expectations," said Motley Crue's Vince Neil . "Motley Crue is excited to pass the torch on to these amazing musicians, just as Ozzy did for us over 25 years ago."
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Vince Neil Source: SYS-CON Brasil

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