US: /ˌtæˈtu/
UK: /tætˈuː/

English Vietnamese dictionary

tattoo /tə'tu:/
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) hiệu trống tập trung buổi tối
    • hồi trống dồn, tiếng gõ dồn
      • to beat the devil's tattoo: gõ dồn ngón tay
    • dạ hội quân đội (có trống)
    • nội động từ
      • (quân sự) đánh trống tập trung buổi tối
      • đánh dồn (trống); gõ dồn (ngón tay)
      • danh từ
        • hình xăm trên da
        • sự xăm mình
        • ngoại động từ
          • xăm (da...)

        Advanced English dictionary

        noun, verb
        + noun (plural tattoos)
        1 a picture or design that is marked permanently on a person's skin by making small holes in the skin with a needle and filling them with coloured ink: His arms were covered in tattoos. + She has a tattoo of a tiger on her shoulder.
        2 (especially BrE) an outdoor show by members of the armed forces that includes marching, music and military exercises: the Edinburgh military tattoo
        3 [usually sing.] a rapid and continuous series of taps or hits, especially on a drum as a military signal: The drummers beat a tattoo each morning. + Her fingers tapped a light tattoo on the table. + George felt his heart begin to beat a tattoo against his ribs.
        + verb [VN] ~ A on B
        ~ B (with A) to mark sb's skin with a tattoo: He had a heart tattooed on his shoulder. + His shoulder was tattooed with a heart.

        Collocation dictionary

        VERB + TATTOO

        She's having a tattoo done on her leg.
        | have | be covered in
        His arms were covered in tattoos.
        | remove
        I've decided to get my tattoo removed.

        TATTOO + NOUN