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English noun: tattoo

1. tattoo (communication) a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters

Broader (hypernym)bugle call, drumbeat

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. tattoo (artifact) a design on the skin made by tattooing

Broader (hypernym)design, figure, pattern

3. tattoo (act) the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining

Broader (hypernym)decoration

English verb: tattoo

1. tattoo (creation) stain (skin) with indelible color

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something on somebody

Broader (hypernym)stain

Entailprick, prickle

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