tramp stamp

noun

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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2004, in the meaning defined above

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“Tramp stamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tramp%20stamp. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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