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English definition of “tattoo”


noun [C]  /tæˈtu/ (plural tattoos) us  
a permanent picture, pattern, or word on the surface of skin, created by using needles to put colors under the skin
verb [T]  /tæˈtu/ (present participle tattooing, past tense and past participle tattooed) us  
An eagle was tattooed on his chest.
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