fishtail definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling or suggestive of the tail of a fish in form or motion.
    • Resembling or suggestive for the tail of a fish in shape or movement.
    • Resembling or suggestive for the tail of a fish in shape or motion.
    • Resembling or suggestive of tail of a fish in form or motion.
    • Resembling or suggestive of the tail of a fish in shape or movement.
    • Resembling or suggestive associated with the end of a fish in shape or action.
    • Resembling or suggestive of the end of a fish fit or motion.
    • Resembling or suggestive of the tail of a fish fit or movement.
    • Resembling or suggestive of this end of a fish in shape or movement.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To have the rear-end of a forward-moving vehicle swerve from side to side out of control: The truck fishtailed on icy roadway.
    • to truly have the rear-end of a forward-moving automobile swerve from side to side unmanageable: The vehicle fishtailed in the icy roadway.
    • To have the rear-end of a forward-moving automobile swerve back and forth uncontrollable: The vehicle fishtailed in the icy roadway.
    • To swing the tail of an airplane back and forth so that you can reduce rate.
    • To swing the tail of an airplane back and forth in order to decrease speed.
    • To move the tail of an airplane laterally so that you can decrease rate.
    • to truly have the rear end skid laterally, out of hand: -- stated of vehicles or other vehicles.
    • to truly have the buttocks skid back and forth, uncontrollable: -- stated of vehicles or any other automobiles.
    • to truly have the rear-end skid back and forth, out of control: -- stated of cars or other automobiles.
    • to really have the rear-end of a forward-moving vehicle swerve laterally unmanageable: The truck fishtailed regarding the icy roadway.
    • to truly have the buttocks of a forward-moving automobile swerve from side to side out of hand: The truck fishtailed on icy road.
    • To move the end of an airplane laterally being decrease rate.
    • to have the tail skid back and forth, out of hand: -- said of cars or any other cars.
    • To move the end of an airplane back and forth to lower speed.
    • to really have the rear-end skid back and forth, unmanageable: -- stated of automobiles or other vehicles.
    • To have the rear end of a forward-moving vehicle swerve laterally uncontrollable: The truck fishtailed regarding the icy road.
    • To swing the tail of an airplane laterally in order to decrease rate.
    • To have the buttocks of a forward-moving vehicle swerve back and forth unmanageable: The truck fishtailed on the icy road.
    • to truly have the rear-end of a forward-moving car swerve laterally uncontrollable: The vehicle fishtailed on the icy road.
    • To swing the end of an airplane back and forth being decrease rate.
    • To move the tail of an airplane laterally so that you can reduce rate.
    • to have the tail skid laterally, unmanageable: -- stated of cars or other automobiles.
    • to truly have the rear-end skid back and forth, out of hand: -- stated of cars or any other automobiles.
    • to truly have the tail skid from side to side, out of control: -- stated of automobiles or other cars.
    • to truly have the tail of a forward-moving car swerve laterally unmanageable: The vehicle fishtailed on the icy roadway.
    • To swing the tail of an airplane laterally to lower speed.
    • to truly have the rear-end skid back and forth, out of hand: -- said of automobiles or other cars.
  • noun:
    • The end of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The end of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The end of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
    • The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.
  • verb:
    • To swing the rear of a vehicle (originally an aircraft) from side to side.
    • To move the rear of an automobile (originally an aircraft) laterally.
    • To swing the rear of an automobile (originally an aircraft) back and forth.
    • To move aided by the tail moving back and forth in this manner.
    • to maneuver because of the tail moving laterally in this way.
    • To move because of the end swinging laterally in this manner.
    • decelerate by moving the tail sideways
    • decrease by moving the tail sideways
    • slow down by going the end sideways
    • To swing the back of an automobile (originally an aircraft) from side to side.
    • To move with the tail moving from side to side this way.
    • decrease by moving the end laterally
    • To swing the back of a car (originally an aircraft) from side to side.
    • to maneuver using the tail swinging back and forth in this way.
    • decelerate by going the end laterally
    • To move the rear of a car (originally an aircraft) from side to side.
    • To move the back of a car (originally an aircraft) back and forth.
    • to go with all the end moving from side to side in this manner.
    • To move the back of a car (originally an aircraft) back and forth.
    • To move using end swinging from side to side this way.
    • To move using end moving from side to side this way.
    • slow down by going the end sideways
    • delay by moving the end sideways
    • slow down by going the tail laterally
    • To swing the back of a vehicle (originally an aircraft) laterally.
    • to maneuver with all the tail swinging laterally in this manner.
    • decelerate by moving the end laterally
  • verb-transitive:
    • to decrease by moving the end laterally, of an airplane.
    • to decrease by moving the end sideways, of an airplane.
    • to delay by going the tail laterally, of an airplane.
    • to slow down by going the end laterally, of an airplane.
    • to decelerate by moving the end sideways, of an airplane.
    • to slow down by going the tail sideways, of an airplane.
    • to slow down by going the tail laterally, of an airplane.
    • to slow down by moving the end sideways, of an airplane.
    • to delay by moving the tail sideways, of an airplane.

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