noun, plural tat·toos.
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noun, plural tat·toos.
verb (used with object), tat·tooed, tat·too·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tattootat·too·er, tat·too·ist, nounun·tat·tooed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for tattoo
As Mamerow’s condition progressed, her eyebrows disappeared, the hair now replaced by a subtle tattoo of fine lines designed to replicate eyebrows.
Luckily for Gelsinger’s marriage, the tattoo was only temporary and the photo was staged.
You can’t walk into a doctor’s office and get a dynamic tattoo yet, but they are on the way.
If tattoo pigments are too small, the immune system rapidly clears them from the skin and the tattoo disappears.
To help address this problem, we developed an invisible tattoo ink that turns blue only in UV light, alerting you when your skin needs protection.
The findings revealed that, in 1999, only 21 percent of Americans claimed someone in their household had a tattoo.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her make-up includes two tattoo-like designs on both temples.
There was one guy who had a tattoo of me on his inner thigh.The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Look at The Killing, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, all of these Scandinavian things with female investigators.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kastigar still had the tattoo, but he had grown a beard and lost a front tooth.American Jihadis Douglas McCain and Troy Kastigar: From Losers to Martyrs|Michael Daly|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a quiet, cynical smile on his face as he sat there beating a tattoo on his leggings with a hickory twig.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Suddenly the old man beat a tattoo on his cranium and closed his eyes, apparently deep in thought.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
Inside—no sound, except the Factor's deep breathing, and an irregular tattoo, produced by Denton's heels tapping upon the floor.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
But it seemed no use knocking, and Wildney at last, in a fit of impatience, thumped a regular tattoo on the bedroom door.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
Huge black grasshoppers played the jew's-harp, while the owl beat a tattoo on its own body, having no better drum.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen