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  Definition of tail
  1. the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  2. the rear part of a ship
  3. the rear part of an aircraft
  4. (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person''s head
  5. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  6. a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
  7. any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
  8. the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
  9. remove the stalk of fruits or berries
  10. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  11. go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
Similar Words: stern, after part, quarter, poop, tail assembly, empennage, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, shadow, shadower, fag end, dock, bob, chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track

 

See Also: tag along, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

 

Hyponyms: rattle, bobtail, bob, dock, caudal appendage, uropygium, oxtail, fluke, scut, flag, quest, hound, hunt, trace, run down

 

Part Meronyms: vertebrate, craniate, ship, fuselage, coin, torso, trunk, body

 

Derivational Morphology: dock, bob, shadow, chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, bobtail, lead, tracker, trailing, tracking, shadower, shadowing, tailing, pursuer, chaser, pursuit, following

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: rep   Catalan: cua  
Chinese: 尾巴   Croatian: rep  
Danish: hale   Dutch: staart  
Finnish: häntä and pyrstö   French: queue  
Frisian: sturt   German: Schwanz and Schweif  
Hungarian: farok   Icelandic: hali  
Indonesian: ekor   Italian: chioma and coda  
Japanese: 尻尾   Korean: 꼬리  
Latin: cauda   Latvian: aste  
Malayalam: വാല്‍   Norwegian: hale  
Polish: ogon   Portuguese: rabo  
Russian: хвост   Slovak: chvost  
Spanish: cola   Swahili: mkia  
Swedish: svans   Tagalog: buntot  
Telugu: తోక  
 
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