A tattoo is a permanent marking mae by inserting ink into the layers of skin to change the pigment for decorative or other reasons. Tattoos on humans are a type of decorative body modification, while tattoos on animals are most commonly used for identification or branding.

Trivia about tattoo

  • A 1995 exhibit at California's Laguna Art Museum traced the history of this body art
  • On a sailor's chest it might say “Mother”; on Cher it's a butterfly
  • This word for a permanent design made on the skin is of Polynesian origin
  • This character's "Da Plane! Da Plane!" quickly became a TV catchphrase
  • It's a signal at night for soldiers to go to their quarters, or an indelible pattern drawn on the skin
  • It might be a bit painful to self-apply one of these body designs whose name is from a Tahitian word
  • "Picture" this 1981 film in which Bruce Dern is "drawn" to model Maud Adams
  • No. 24:"De plane!De plane!"
  • Capt. James Cook introduced this word to English speakers after he saw skin designs on Polynesian natives
  • Tennessee Williams' was "Rose"