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    tail - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tail

    Definition
    (noun) the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body Definition
    (noun) the time of the last part of something
    Synonyms : fag end , tail end
    Example Sentence
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm
    Definition
    (noun) any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    Synonyms : tail end
    Definition
    (noun) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    Example Sentence
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
    Definition
    (noun) a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
    Synonyms : shadow , shadower
    Definition
    (noun) (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head Definition
    (noun) the rear part of an aircraft
    Synonyms : empennage , tail assembly
    Definition
    (noun) the rear part of a ship
    Synonyms : after part , poop , quarter , stern
    Definition
    (verb) go after with the intent to catch
    Synonyms : chase , chase after , dog , give chase , go after , tag , track , trail
    Example Sentence
    • The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
    • the dog chased the rabbit
    Definition
    (verb) remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    Synonyms : bob , dock
    Definition
    (verb) remove the stalk of fruits or berries
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