Pronunciation: (gru-fē'tē),[key] —n. 1. pl. of graffito. 2. (used with a pl. v.) markings, as initials, slogans, or drawings, written, spray-painted, or sketched on a sidewalk, wall of a building or public restroom, or the like: These graffiti are evidence of the neighborhood's decline. 3. (used with a sing. v.) such markings as a whole or as constituting a particular group: Not much graffiti appears around here these days.