tattoo

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/tæˈtuː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tæˈtu/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ta to̅o̅)

Inflections of 'tattoo' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": tattoos
Inflections of 'tattoo' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tattoos
v 3rd person singular
tatooing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
tattooed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
tattooed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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tattoo

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. getting a new tattoo
  2. show off your new tattoo
  3. a tattoo of a [cat, dragon, rose]
  4. a [cat] tattoo
  5. a tattoo on his [arm, leg]
  6. got a tattoo [removed, redone, fixed]
  7. a [gang, prison] tattoo
  8. a tattoo from prison
  9. a custom tattoo (of)
  10. put on a temporary tattoo
  11. getting my first tattoo
  12. do you have any tattoos?
  13. don't have any tattoos
  14. concealed her tattoo (for the interview)
  15. was recognized by his tattoo
  16. a [beautiful, crass] tattoo
  17. her [mom, parents] won't let her get a tattoo
  18. UK: took part in a [military, navy, royal] tattoo
n as adj
  1. a tattoo sleeve
  2. tattoo designs
  3. a tattoo artist
  4. tattoo removal services
  5. a tattoo [studio, parlor]
v
  1. tattooed her [back, shoulder, ankle]
  2. a [butterfly] was tattooed on her [back]
  3. tattooed a [butterfly] on her [back]
  4. had a [butterfly] tattooed on her back
  5. get tattooed
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