sleeve tattoo - definition and synonyms


or sleeve

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a tattoo (= a permanent picture that is drawn on a part of your body by putting ink into your skin with a needle) which covers the arm, or sometimes another part of the body

    It has also become quite common to pick a leg sleeve tattoo which runs along the whole leg or part of the leg.

    I now think of my sleeve as a form of socially legitimised self-harm, done at a time when I was agonising about my career.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/06/2014