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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining; A design on the skin made with needles and ink; A drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters v. - Stain (skin) with indelible color.

Usage examples (31)
  • Inside the tattoo is a series of numbers that she didn't even realize were there ... but that have great significance.
  • Her tattoo is beneath her shirt, waiting to be kissed.
  • The most common tattoo is that of the number 18 (XVIII).
  • The tattoo featured the Latin words roughly translated as for more
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