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British English: /taˈtuː/
, /təˈtuː/
American English: /tæˈtu/

Translation of tattoo in French:


  • 2 (Military) (on drum, bugle)
    (signal qui rappelle les soldats vers leurs quartiers)
    to beat/sound the tattoo
    battre le tambour/sonner le clairon
    (pour rappeler les soldats vers leurs quartiers)
  • 3 (parade)
    parade (f) militaire
  • 4 [figurative] (drumming noise) the rain beat a tattoo on the roof
    la pluie tambourinait sur le toit
    he was beating a tattoo on the table with his fingers
    il pianotait or tambourinait sur la table

transitive verb

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