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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tattoo
  • n. Any form of tattoo, piercing, (deliberate) scarring or other body modification that is considered permanent or would take significant effort to remove.
  • n. A hair dye or permanent wave that must be allowed to grow out or be reversed by repeating the process, that will not wash out.


Originated as a slang term in tattoo and piercing parlours in Californian counter culture but has gained traction in mainstream society and other areas. (Wiktionary)


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