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noun as in wall writing

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Among other things, the officers serve on a violent crimes task force, a graffiti strike force and maintain local CalGang data files, a state database with its share of problems.

Over the years, it has mostly come in the form of political cartoons, music, graffiti and sketch shows.

From Quartz

This phenomenon—which occurred only at the break of dawn—sparked a tourist craze, and visitors left ancient Yelp reviews in the form of graffiti on the statue’s base.

Some protest graffiti, however, have been blurred out on the Street View map.

From Quartz

Hip-hop, the superset that included break-dancing and graffiti art and picked up where disco left off, hit hard and Jackson earned a second — hell, third — life being sampled.

From Ozy

Small rooms off its graffiti-covered foyer provide shelter from the thick rain that can unexpectedly, and vengefully, hit.

Graffiti was borne out of the South Bronx streets as one of the key pillars of the hip-hop movement.

The amount of graffiti on such a wall would depend on the commitment of its defenders.

In early September 2014 residence of Mashhad city in northeastern iran reported graffiti hailing ISIS.

Three stray dogs saunter out of our way as we turn into a residential area lined with trailers and graffiti-sprayed stop signs.

I liked Mission graffiti; a lot of the times, it came in huge, luscious murals, or sarcastic art-student stencils.

Some excellent examples of graffiti work decorate part of the wall.

The topmost which forms the platform in front of the faade is inlaid with graffiti designs in black and other colours.

The pavement of the whole cathedral is composed of graffiti in coloured marble pictures.

Graffiti is an irreverent form, with strong popular and anti-establishment elements.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to graffiti, such as: defacement, doodles, cave painting, and scribbling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.