What does tail mean?

tail in AZ Dictionary

(n) The posterior element of an animal, specially when elongated and expanding beyond the trunk area or primary part of the body.
(n) The bottom, rear, or hindmost part: the end of a shirt.
(n) the trunk end of a wagon or other car.
(a) Of or concerning a tail or tails: tail feathers.
(a) Situated in the tail, since an airplane: a tail gunner.
(a) Law becoming in end: a tail property.
(v) to present with a tail: end a kite.
(v) To rob of a tail; dock.
(v) To act as the tail of: The Santa Claus float tailed the parade.
(v) to be lengthened or spaced whenever moving in a line: The patrol tailed out in pairs.
(v) Architecture is inserted at one end into a wall, as a floor timber or beam.
(v) Informal to check out: tailed following the leader.
(p) tail down To ease a heavy load straight down a steep pitch.
(p) off To diminish gradually; dwindle or subside: The fireworks tailed off into darkness.
(v) To surreptitiously follow and observe.
(v) To hold by the end; said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; with in or into
(v) To swing with the stern in a certain way; stated of a vessel at anchor.
To provide with a tail or form with a tail, or anything called a tail; fix a tail to: as, to tail a kite or a salmon-fly.
To join or link as a tail; fix in a line or perhaps in continuation.
to eliminate the end or end of; free from any projection: as, to tail gooseberries.

tail in Community Dictionary

a woman's butt, a woman's virgina, a female looked upon as a sex object. by LourieReport definition

tail in Medical Dictionary

1. A slender appendage, like the tail of pancreas. 2. The appendage that protrudes from the buttocks of creatures. People can seem to have a tail due to the existence of supernumerary segments of the coccyx. by Leland FeitReport definition

tail in Sports Dictionary

The squared end of a ski. by Nickolas YutzyReport definition
The back third of a surfboard. by Nickolas YutzyReport definition
the rear end of a snowboard. by Wynell SaltzReport definition
back-end of board. by Wynell SaltzReport definition

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  • Quotes for "tail"
  • Synonym for "tail"
    • limitation, abridgment, limited, abridged, reduced
  • Verb Forms for "tail"
    • tailed, tailing, tails
  • Phrases for "tail"
    • prehensile tail, tail skink, tail section, prehensiled tail, jet-liner's tail
  • Rhyme for "tail"
    • Bayle, Braille, Dail, Dale, Gael
  • Hypernym for "tail"
    • projection, cut, end, ending, reverse
  • Cross Reference for "tail"
    • reverse, estate in tail, crag-and-tail, to tail up and down the stream, tall of a gale
  • Equivalent for "tail"
    • to tail on
  • Same Context for "tail"
    • leg, tooth, wing, hair, nose
  • Variant for "tail"
    • tailing, tailing{3}
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