1.exhibiting great diversity of elements; heterogeneous: a motley crowd.
2.being of different colors combined; parti-colored: a motley flower border.
3.wearing a parti-colored garment: a motley fool.
4.a combination of different colors.
5.a parti-colored effect.
6.the parti-colored garment of a jester.
7.a heterogeneous assemblage.
1. varied, mixed, incongruous
He's married Christine, the girl who took him home for that disastrous dinner party in "Stolen Kisses," and they've settled in a comfortable apartment, decorated with Christine's touch, above the courtyard where Antoine works. (Seemingly unattracted to any vaguely ordinary job, Antoine dyes flowers.)
The building is inhabited by the most motley assortment of boarders since the menagerie in "The Fifth Horseman is Fear," and Truffaut gives us an unstudied notion of the life around the courtyard.
This anthology film with four stories set in a fading hotel and one character in common is a mixed bag,
an omnibus [bill] submitted to a legislature.
HBO's popular franchise of woman-centric [omnibus] melodramas continues with this second installment
Free samples were given to all and sundry.
Try the department where sundrie[s] are sold.
and Anna soon marvels at the sundry [techniques] her lover has learned since she last saw him.
Paul's youthful factotum, Franck, [anticipates] Paul's every [need] and smoothes out any social bumps.