简明英汉词典

motley
[5mCtli]
adj.
杂色的, 五颜六色的, 穿染色衣的, 混杂的
n.
杂色, 杂色衣服, 混杂, 小丑

美国传统词典[双解]

motley
mot.ley
AHD:[m?t“l?]
D.J.[6m%tli8]
K.K.[6m$tli]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Having elements of great variety or incongruity; heterogeneous:
混杂的:具有大量不同种类或由不同成份组成的;异质的:
“Most Ivy League freshman classes are chosen from a motley collection of constituencies . . . and a bare majority of entering students can honestly be called scholars”(New York Times)See Synonyms at miscellaneous
“常春藤联合会的大部分新成员选自于五花八门的候选人集合体…而且有过半数的新生简直可以被称作学者”(纽约时报)参见 miscellaneous

(2)

Having many colors; variegated; parti-colored:
多色的:有许多颜色的;杂色的;多色的:
a motley tunic.
迷彩服
n.(名词)
【复数】 mot.leys

(1)

The parti-colored attire of a court jester.
宫廷小丑穿的杂色彩衣

(2)

A heterogeneous, often incongruous mixture of elements.
混杂物:有各种成份的、通常有不协调成份的混合物

语源

(1)

Middle English motlei [variegated cloth, variegated]
中古英语 motlei [杂色布,杂色的]

(2)

probably Anglo-Norman
可能为 英法语

(3)

probably from Middle English mot [speck] * see mote 1
可能源自 中古英语 mot [污点] *参见 mote1

基本词义

Motley
Mot.ley
AHD:[m?t“l?] John Lothrop (1814-1877)
D.J.[6m%tli8]
K.K.[6m$tli]
NONE(无词性)
American historian and diplomat whose written works include The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1856).
马特利,约翰·洛斯罗普:(1814-1877) 美国历史学家和外交家,著作有荷兰共和国的兴起 (1856年)等

现代英汉词典

motley
[5mRtlI]
adj.

(1)

混杂的;好坏杂合的
a motley collection of books
杂七杂八的书

(2)

杂色的

现代英汉综合大辞典

motley
[5mCtli]
adj.
杂色的; 混杂的; 穿着杂色衣服的

词性变化

motley
[5mCtli]
n.

(1)

杂色呢, 杂色料子

(2)

杂色; 混杂

(3)

(丑角穿的)杂色衣服

习惯用语

put on [wear](the) motley
扮演丑角; 装傻; 作科打诨

英文相关词典

motley
assorted    diversified    many    mixed    several    varied    various    

美国传统词典

motley
mot.ley
AHD:[m?t“l?]
D.J.[6m%tli8]
K.K.[6m$tli]
adj.

(1)

Having elements of great variety or incongruity; heterogeneous:
“Most Ivy League freshman classes are chosen from a motley collection of constituencies . . . and a bare majority of entering students can honestly be called scholars”(New York Times)See Synonyms at miscellaneous

(2)

Having many colors; variegated; parti-colored:
a motley tunic.
n.
pl. mot.leys

(1)

The parti-colored attire of a court jester.

(2)

A heterogeneous, often incongruous mixture of elements.

语源

(1)

Middle English motlei [variegated cloth, variegated]

(2)

probably Anglo-Norman

(3)

probably from Middle English mot [speck] * see mote 1

基本词义

Motley
Mot.ley
AHD:[m?t“l?] John Lothrop (1814-1877)
D.J.[6m%tli8]
K.K.[6m$tli]
NONE
American historian and diplomat whose written works include The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1856).

英汉纺织大词典

motley
n.混杂

英汉化学大词典

motley
adj.杂色的

英汉计算机大词典

motley
adj.杂色的

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