Associations to the word «Tattoo»


TATTOO, noun. An image made in the skin with ink and a needle.
TATTOO, noun. A method of decorating the skin by inserting colored substances under the surface. The skin is punctured with a sharp instrument, which now is usually a solenoid-driven needle, that carries the inks to lower layers of the skin.
TATTOO, verb. To apply a tattoo to (someone or something).
TATTOO, verb. (baseball) To hit the ball hard, as if to figuratively leave a tattoo on the ball.
TATTOO, noun. (nautical) A signal played five minutes before taps (lights out).
TATTOO, noun. A signal by drum or bugle ordering soldiers to return to their quarters.
TATTOO, noun. A military display or pageant.
TATTOO, noun. A breed of pony from India; a pony of that breed.
TATTOO ARTIST, noun. A person who draws tattoos on others.
TATTOO ARTISTS, noun. Plural of tattoo artist
TATTOO GUN, noun. An informal name for a tattoo machine
TATTOO GUNS, noun. Plural of tattoo gun
TATTOO MACHINE, noun. A small hand-held device used for applying tattoos.
TATTOO MACHINES, noun. Plural of tattoo machine

Dictionary definition

TATTOO, noun. A drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters.
TATTOO, noun. A design on the skin made by tattooing.
TATTOO, noun. The practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining.
TATTOO, verb. Stain (skin) with indelible color.

Wise words

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