Definitions

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  • adjective Not tattooed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ tattooed

Examples

  • Hector extended his untattooed hand as he approached the bed.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Although unpierced and untattooed, I was becoming an East Villager in subtler ways.

    Hi-Ya!

  • Hector extended his untattooed hand as he approached the bed.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Most women described peer mockery whereby untattooed female bodies were compared to fish (echoing Earthy's informants from the 1920s), a taunt they explained in terms of either the white color of a fish's belly or the smoothness of unmarked skin, which made a woman's body slippery and harder for a man to grasp.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • But as I was crowded for space, and wished the other parts of my body to remain a blank page for a poem I was then composing — at least, what untattooed parts might remain — I did not trouble myself with the odd inches; nor, indeed, should inches at all enter into a congenial admeasurement of the whale.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Although unpierced and untattooed, I was becoming an East Villager in subtler ways.

    The Beach House

  • Personally, at any rate, I am proud to know that _papa-tea_ means an untattooed person, and _waipiro_ an alcoholic beverage.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 5th, 1914

  • The greater part of the body from the waist down to the knee is covered with it, variegated here and there with neat regular stripes of the untattooed skin, which when they are well oiled, make them appear in the distance as if they had on black silk knee-breeches.

    Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

  • To have an untattooed face was to be "a poor nobody."

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

  • A Highlander's plaid, a Mussulman's turban, and a Roman toga are more poetical than the tattooed or untattooed New Sandwich savages, altho they were described by William Wordsworth himself like the "idiot in his glory."

    The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III

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