[moh zhyst] /moʊ ˈʒüst/
noun, plural mots justes
[moh zhyst] /moʊ ˈʒüst/ (Show IPA). French.
the exact, appropriate word.
noun (pl) mots justes (mo ʒyst)
the appropriate word or expression
/məʊtˈlɑːntɛ/ noun 1. Kgalema (Petrus) (gɑːˈlɛmə). born 1949, South African statesman: president (2008–09)
[mot-lee] /ˈmɒt li/ adjective 1. exhibiting great diversity of elements: a motley crowd. Synonyms: heterogenous, varied, diverse, mixed, assorted, sundry; incongruous, disparate, diversified, dissimilar, divergent. Antonyms: homogeneous, uniform, identical; similar, like. 2. being of different colors combined: a motley flower border. Synonyms: parti-colored, multicolored, variegated, polychromatic; pied, piebald, mottled, dappled. Antonyms: monochromatic; solid. 3. wearing […]
- Motley crew
noun a gathered group of people of various backgrounds, appearance, character, etc. Examples A motley crew arrived for the meditation retreat. Word Origin 1748 Usage Note informal
[mot-mot] /ˈmɒt mɒt/ noun 1. any of several tropical and subtropical American birds of the family Momotidae, related to the kingfishers, having a serrate bill and chiefly greenish and bluish plumage. /ˈmɒtmɒt/ noun 1. any tropical American bird of the family Momotidae, having a long tail and blue and brownish-green plumage: order Coraciiformes (kingfishers, etc)