Definition of 'tattoo'
Example sentences containing 'tattoo'
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She urged parents to stop young people getting tattoos. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has two tattoos on his arms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's easy to get a tattoo. The Sun (2016)She duped a tattoo parlour in Frankfurt into providing its services without charge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has more needle than a Brixton tattoo parlour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a family man - the initials of his parents and daughter are tattooed on his arm. The Sun (2016)Tile stickers are the temporary tattoos of interior design, ideal for transforming a dreary bathroom or kitchen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I breathe in the tanned, tattooed skin on his hard body, smelling of tobacco and the earth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For some reason men get a little more sensitive when the daughter gets a tattoo. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has to be down to the tattoo parlour to check the age. The Sun (2011)One has his wedding anniversary tattooed on his arm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She has at least ten tattoos including designs on her ribs and shoulder. The Sun (2012)He has nice tanned skin and tattoos. The Sun (2014)That new tattoo is the final straw for us. The Sun (2012)Would he declare his future intentions or display his notorious tattoos? Times, Sunday Times (2012)His beard had grown longer and the tattoos on his arm were prominent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the tattooed design on the third finger of his left hand told its own story. The Sun (2006)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)The club confirmed that it does not allow tattoos to be displayed. The Sun (2014)But the thought of her seeing my tattoo makes me feel physically sick. The Sun (2011)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)The star was snapped with the cheeky garment on an outing to a Hollywood tattoo parlour. The Sun (2012)As a result, tattoo parlours have for the past few months experienced a surge in business. 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)I had the tattoo artist put clothes on her! Christianity Today (2000)At that moment a crew member walked past me, leading a tattoo artist to the stage for the final segment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Agents for the pair, who have matching tattoos, last night denied they had split. The Sun (2013)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)
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Translations for 'tattoo'
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.
Definition of tattoo from the Collins English Dictionary
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