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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy