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1. tattoo

noun. ['ˌtæˈtuː'] a design on the skin made by tattooing.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • design

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • add
  • subtract

Etymology

  • taptoe (Dutch)
  • tatau (Samoan)

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How to spell tattoo? Is it tato? Or tutto? Common misspellings are:

  • tato
  • tutto

Example sentences of the word tattoo


1. Verb, base form
It is popular for school age children to tattoo themselves with ballpoint pens.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You will need to move slowly in order to ensure that you do not damage the tattoo.

3. Adjective
Learning to make your temporary tattoo look real will extend its life and make wearing it much more enjoyable.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Soaking the henna tattoo two to three times a day will expedite removal.

Quotes containing the word tattoo


1. The tattoo is just setting below his hp bone. H e l l i s e m p t y a n d a l l t h e d e v i l s a r e h e r eI kiss my way across the words.Kissing away the devils.Kissing away the pain.
- Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

2. Remember it all, every insult, every tear. Tattoo it on the inside of your mind. In life, knowledge of poisons is essential. I've told you, nobody becomes an artist unless they have to.
- Janet Fitch

3. A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition.
- V. Vale, Modern Primitives: An Investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual

2. tattoo

noun. ['ˌtæˈtuː'] a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters.

Synonyms

  • drumbeat

Antonyms

  • minority
  • ground

Etymology

  • taptoe (Dutch)
  • tatau (Samoan)

3. tattoo

noun. ['ˌtæˈtuː'] the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining.

Antonyms

  • multiply

Etymology

  • taptoe (Dutch)
  • tatau (Samoan)

4. tattoo

verb. ['ˌtæˈtuː'] stain (skin) with indelible color.

Synonyms

  • stain
  • prick

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • uncreativeness
  • cleanness

Etymology

  • taptoe (Dutch)
  • tatau (Samoan)
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