Wife vs Tattoo - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between wife and tattoo
is that wife
is a married woman, especially in relation to her spouse while tattoo
A married woman, especially in relation to her spouse.
* (The Fisherman and His Wife)
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- My wife and I have decided to have a baby.
The Mirror and the Lamp
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they seemed to be brothers.}}
The female of a pair of mated animals.
Although not common, wife'' can be used with ''the to indicate one's own wife. For instance, "I'd like to go, but the wife wants me home." More commonly, "my wife".
* (married woman) better half, life partner, little woman (slang), partner, significant other, spouse
* See also
* (married woman) husband, were (obsolete)
(Terms derived from the noun "wife")
* (From woman) alewife
* (partner) co-wife
* (partner) ex-wife
* (woman) fishwife
* (woman) goodwife
* (partner) housewife
* (partner) huswife
* (partner) man and wife/I now declare you man and wife
* (woman) midwife
* (woman) old wife/old-wife/oldwife
* (woman) pudding-wife
* (partner) trophy wife
* (partner) wife-beater
* (woman/partner) wifehood
* (partner) wifeless
* (woman) wifely
* (partner) wifey
From (etyl) .
An image made in the skin with ink and a needle.
A method of decorating the skin by inserting colored substances under the surface. The skin is punctured with a sharp instrument, which now is usually a solenoid-driven needle, that carries the inks to lower layers of the skin.
To apply a tattoo to (someone or something).
(baseball) To hit the ball hard, as if to figuratively leave a tattoo on the ball.
- Jones tattoos one into the gap in left; that will clear the bases.
* tattoo artist
* tattoo parlour
From (etyl) taptoe.
(nautical) A signal played five minutes before taps (lights out).
A signal by drum or bugle ordering soldiers to return to their quarters.
A military display or pageant.
From (etyl) tatt? .
A breed of pony from India; a pony of that breed.