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addaword.gifdefinition of sleeve tattoo

noun
(also sleeve)
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 14:27:00
Definition of sleeve tattoo from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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