There was one guy who had a tattoo of me on his inner thigh.
Though it does note that she has a tattoo—and that factoid is helpfully paired with the phrase “tough as nails.”
The tattoo Casey Anthony got days after her baby died: “Bella Vida”?
Rolling up his shirt, he displayed a tattoo on his wrist that read, “Winning.”
On one arm, he sports a tattoo with Braddock's Zip Code, 15104.
Joe mused an appreciable time, beating his tattoo on the table.
One night I called the roll at tattoo and found him wanting.
The Castle head vanished, and the sounds of the drum and bugle of the tattoo came down muffled, as if through layers of wool.
Then the cook came out and beat a tattoo on the bottom of a dishpan.
He rose and went to the window, where he stood beating a tattoo.
"signal," 1680s, "signal calling soldiers or sailors to quarters at night," earlier tap-to (1644, in order of Col. Hutchinson to garrison of Nottingham), from Dutch taptoe, from tap "faucet of a cask" (see tap (n.1)) + toe "shut." So called because police used to visit taverns in the evening to shut off the taps of casks. Transferred sense of "drumbeat" is recorded from 1755. Hence, Devil's tattoo "action of idly drumming fingers in irritation or impatience" (1803).
"pigment design in skin," 1769 (noun and verb, both first attested in writing of Capt. Cook), from a Polynesian noun (e.g. Tahitian and Samoan tatau, Marquesan tatu "puncture, mark made on skin").
"mark the skin with pigment," 1769; see tattoo (n.2). Related: Tattooed; tattooing.
tattoo tat·too (tā-tōō')
n. pl. tat·toos
A permanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of pricking and ingraining an indelible pigment or by raising scars. v. tat·tooed, tat·too·ing, tat·toos
To mark the skin with a tattoo.
To form a tattoo on the skin.