There are 2 main translations of tattoo in Spanish

: tattoo1tattoo2

tattoo1

retreta, n.

Pronunciation /tæˈtu//təˈtuː//taˈtuː/

noun

  • 1

    (signal)
    retreta feminine
    her fingers beat a tattoo on the desk tamborileaba sobre la mesa con los dedos
    • From the 17th century drums and trumpets sounded tattoo, originally an instruction to turn off the taps of beer or wine-barrels, to call men back to quarters at the end of the day.
  • 2

    (display)
    • ‘Some members who have done the tattoo in Scotland have said that to do it in Australia is an even bigger honour,’ he said.
    • You often bump into visiting vets, middle-aged men with flabby muscles and military tattoos.
    • Pipe bands and military bands have also gone due to him, the very essence required for a military tattoo.
    • It stands on Castle Rock overlooking the city of Edinburgh and is approached across the Esplanade, the site of the annual military tattoo and other ceremonies.
    • Brigadier Melville Jameson, the chief executive and producer of the tattoo, said a condition of the appearance in Sydney was that a replica castle facade was built.
    • Edinburgh can keep the military tattoo, all of the modern dance, and most of the London stand-up comedians.
    • Chatham Navy Days was rounded off by a military tattoo in the Historic Dockyard, at which Prince Michael of Kent was the guest of honour.
    • The top of Blake Street was a wonderful vantage point for watching the many parades, processions and military tattoos that regularly took to the streets.
    • That is the dilemma facing Scottish pipe major Gordon MacKenzie as he prepares for a military tattoo to end all military tattoos - in the desert.
    • Edinburgh's not the only city to boast an annual military tattoo.
    • He was thrown off his Honda then hit by another bike in front of hundreds of spectators at a military tattoo in West Bergholt.
    • It is almost obligatory for any new Edinburgh resident to wax lyrical over the cultural backdrop that the castle, the festival and the tattoo give to the city.
    • He was at the base preparing to fly as an RAF aircraft passenger in a Queen's Golden Jubilee military tattoo.
    • While the band no longer performs at military tattoos, it is, on occasion, recalled to active duty.
    • The term tattoo now refers to a military pageant, often held at night.
    • There will also be wreath-layings at three memorials to the fallen, in Arnhem, Oosterbeek and at Ginkel Heath, along with a military tattoo.
    • When the crew lost their training base in October 2000 they decided to raise funds for a more permanent base and so the idea of the military tattoo was born.
    • You can watch the pipers' ankles swirl past at the military tattoo.

    espectáculo militar con música


There are 2 main translations of tattoo in Spanish

: tattoo1tattoo2

tattoo2

tatuar, v.

Pronunciation /taˈtuː//təˈtuː//tæˈtu/

transitive verb

  • 1

    tatuar

noun

  • 1

    (picture)
    tatuaje masculine
    • Surrounding her right eye was a yellow tattoo of a hawk's head.
    • That's a pretty nice simple tattoo, plus the location can't be beat.
    • On his upper arm he had a tattoo - a simple red band around his arm.
    • In its verdict, the court said it was impossible to confirm whether or not the men got the tattoos for the purpose of escaping their military obligation.
    • Jacek was sitting at his desk, sketching out a pattern for a tribal tattoo.
    • Teah, 24, a Lieutenant-Colonel, has tattoos of a scorpion and a cobra on each bicep.
    • Cholos often have black ink tattoos, commonly involving Catholic imagery, or calligraphy messages or family names.
    • His left hand was running over his tattoo nervously.
    • The chest, back, arms, legs, and tongue are common places for tattoos.
    • But for soldiers, getting tattoos has for many years been a way of nurturing a sense of solidarity with their fellow troops.
    • He explained that whether it is done as a rite of passage or to serve some other purpose, tattoos are common to every society from Africa to China.
    • We must be prepared for all possibilities, not just the ones that play into reporters' preconceived notions about hunters, soldiers, tattoos and guns.
    • Most of the traditional tattoos such as patterns of lotus, snake, figures of deities, or religious symbol were mostly etched for religious or spiritual purposes.
    • It has also been believed that someone with a tattoo in a certain pattern calls upon the spirit corresponding to that image.
    • On the bottom floor at the end of the hall was an altar and stood at it was an old man wearing a medallion with the same pattern as the tattoo on Kaiser's arm.
    • While the appearance and garb of Samoan women are subject to a range of cultural restrictions, full-body tattoos are common on Samoan men.
    • The tattoos showed courage because tattooing is painful, wealth because the tattoo expert was expensive, and beauty because tattooing made the wearer attractive to women.
    • My tattoos are simple symbols but layered with meaning.
    • A few dark tattoos in strange patterns were visible along the base of her spine.
    • As a result of these happy drugs, most people who have gotten tattoos have trouble recalling the actual pain at the time.