French translation of 'tattoo'
1. (on skin) tatouage m
He had a tattoo on his arm. Il avait un tatouage sur le bras.
2. (Britain) (= military display) parade f militaire
to tattoo sth on sth tatouer qch sur qch
He had tattooed the name “Marlene” on his upper arm. Il s’était tatoué le nom de « Marlene » sur le haut du bras.
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Example Sentences Including 'tattoo'
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At that moment a crew member walked past me, leading a tattoo artist to the stage for the final segment.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But the thought of her seeing my tattoo makes me feel physically sick.The Sun (2011)
Getting the name of your employer tattooed on your skin?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He has just tweeted a picture of his new back tattoo.The Sun (2014)
It's easy to get a tattoo.The Sun (2016)
One has his wedding anniversary tattooed on his arm.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Sometimes you might get a tattoo, but the names or the clothes can change all the time.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That new tattoo is the final straw for us.The Sun (2012)
Tile stickers are the temporary tattoos of interior design, ideal for transforming a dreary bathroom or kitchen.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Very rapidly, she jabbed a knife between the splayed fingers of her hand, making an irregular tattoo of drumming interspersed with gasps of pain.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He has two tattoos on his arms.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He is a family man - the initials of his parents and daughter are tattooed on his arm.The Sun (2016)
I breathe in the tanned, tattooed skin on his hard body, smelling of tobacco and the earth.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Imagine the money you could make installing instant tattoo machines in pubs and bars.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Agents for the pair, who have matching tattoos, last night denied they had split.The Sun (2013)
As a result, tattoo parlours have for the past few months experienced a surge in business.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But the tattooed design on the third finger of his left hand told its own story.The Sun (2006)
For some reason men get a little more sensitive when the daughter gets a tattoo.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He has more needle than a Brixton tattoo parlour.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He has nice tanned skin and tattoos.The Sun (2014)
He was proud to have become a tattoo artist and had promised a free trial of his skills once the war was over.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
His beard had grown longer and the tattoos on his arm were prominent.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It has to be down to the tattoo parlour to check the age.The Sun (2011)
She duped a tattoo parlour in Frankfurt into providing its services without charge.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She has at least ten tattoos including designs on her ribs and shoulder.The Sun (2012)
She urged parents to stop young people getting tattoos.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The club confirmed that it does not allow tattoos to be displayed.The Sun (2014)
The star was snapped with the cheeky garment on an outing to a Hollywood tattoo parlour.The Sun (2012)
Would he declare his future intentions or display his notorious tattoos?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Should casting a democratic ballot be consistent with a licence to fly solo and own a pet or with smoking a cigarette and getting a tattoo?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I had the tattoo artist put clothes on her!Christianity Today (2000)
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'tattoo' in Other Languages
British English: tattoo /tæˈtuː/ NOUN
A tattoo is a design on someone's skin, made by pricking little holes and filling them with coloured dye.
He has a tattoo of a heart on his arm.
- American English: tattoo
- Arabic: وَشْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: tatuagem
- Chinese: 纹身
- Croatian: tetovaža
- Czech: tetování
- Danish: tatovering
- Dutch: tatoeage
- European Spanish: tatuaje
- Finnish: tatuointi
- French: tatouage
- German: Tätowierung
- Greek: τατουάζ
- Italian: tatuaggio
- Japanese: 入れ墨
- Korean: 문신
- Norwegian: tatovering
- Polish: tatuaż
- European Portuguese: tatuagem
- Romanian: tatuaj
- Russian: татуировка
- Spanish: tatuaje
- Swedish: tatuering
- Thai: รอยสัก
- Turkish: dövme
- Ukrainian: тату
- Vietnamese: hình xăm trên da
British English: tattoo VERB
If someone tattoos you, they give you a tattoo.
In the old days, they would paint and tattoo their bodies for ceremonies.
Translation of tattoo from the Collins English to French Dictionary