Sense: 1
Date: 1700-1800
Language: Tahitian
Origin: tatau
Sense: 2-3
Date: 1600-1700
Language: Dutch
Origin: taptoe, from tap toe! 'taps shut!'


1 noun
tat‧too1 plural tattoos
1 [countable]DC a picture or writing that is permanently marked on your skin using a needle and ink:
He has a tattoo of a snake on his left arm.
2 [countable]AP an outdoor military show with music, usually at night
3 [singular]CSPM a fast continuous beating of a drum, or a sound like this

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