Mötley Crüe bassist and co-founder Nikki Sixx post recent photos on his Instagram account and revealed what ‘Mötley Crüe’ means with a beautiful illustration and dictionary screenshot.

Here is what he wrote:

What is a Motley Crew? @motleycrue #thedirt


1. exhibiting a great diversity of elements:
a motley crowd.

2.being of different colors combined:
a motley flower border.

3. wearing a part-colored garment:
a motley fool.

You can see the illustration and the screenshot below:

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What is a Motley Crew? @motleycrue #thedirt

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