Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tattoo /tə'tu:/Advanced English Dictionary
- 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)
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ 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.
VERB + TATTOO
She's having a tattoo done on her leg.
| have | be covered in
His arms were covered in tattoos.
I've decided to get my tattoo removed.
TATTOO + NOUN
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