Within a concentration camp, would someone make a joke about the number, the tattooed number?
“I might as well have had my branding kind of tattooed on my forehead as someone in recovery who understood the stigma,” he said.
Once tattooed, the gangster is both sinner and saint, holding in visual tension the spectrum of human behaviors and hopes.
The ad features the tattooed midfielder running through the streets of Beverly Hills wearing nothing but his tight boxer briefs.
Talk with the mayor who brings an Ivy League mind and tattooed arms to save Braddock, Pennsylvania.
They are not tattooed, always use the sumpitan, and have a peculiar dialect.
In addition to Joe Brown's identification, they had found a "W" tattooed on his arm.
She says she's a "tattooed Lady," an' she's all covered with picters.'
Another fact worthy of mention is the extent to which criminals are tattooed.
He put his square, dark hand, with its broken nails and tattooed wrist, beside the white one.
"signal," 1680s, "signal calling soldiers or sailors to quarters at night," earlier tap-to (1644, in order of Col. Hutchinson to garrison of Nottingham), from Dutch taptoe, from tap "faucet of a cask" (see tap (n.1)) + toe "shut." So called because police used to visit taverns in the evening to shut off the taps of casks. Transferred sense of "drumbeat" is recorded from 1755. Hence, Devil's tattoo "action of idly drumming fingers in irritation or impatience" (1803).
"pigment design in skin," 1769 (noun and verb, both first attested in writing of Capt. Cook), from a Polynesian noun (e.g. Tahitian and Samoan tatau, Marquesan tatu "puncture, mark made on skin").
"mark the skin with pigment," 1769; see tattoo (n.2). Related: Tattooed; tattooing.
tattoo tat·too (tā-tōō')
n. pl. tat·toos
A permanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of pricking and ingraining an indelible pigment or by raising scars. v. tat·tooed, tat·too·ing, tat·toos
To mark the skin with a tattoo.
To form a tattoo on the skin.
A woman's breasts •Often with bodacious: bodacious tatas of Victoria's Secret commercials