tramp stamp

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of tramp stamp

informal, sometimes disparaging :a tattoo located on a woman's lower back
  • Many a college kid came home from spring break, football weekends and out-of-state summer internships with university logos, tramp stamps (lower-back tattoos) and sorority/fraternity letters.
  • —Ginny Graham
  • She now finds herself embarrassed by the original tattoo, in part because … lower-back tattoos have come to take on a derogatory name: the tramp stamp.
  • —Hayley Krischer

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