tail

phonetic symbol: / téɪl / 

tail - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

[ noun ]
■ the rear part of a ship
after part , poop , quarter , stern

[ noun ]
■ the rear part of an aircraft
empennage , tail assembly

[ noun ]
■ (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

[ noun ]
■ the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
arse , ass , backside , behind , bottom , bum , buns , butt , buttocks , can , derriere , fanny , fundament , hind end , hindquarters , keister , nates , posterior , prat , rear , rear end , rump , seat , stern , tail end , tooshie , tush

[ noun ]
■ a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
shadow , shadower

[ noun ]
■ any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
tail end

[ noun ]
■ the time of the last part of something
e.g.)
・the tail of the storm
fag end , tail end

[ verb ]
■ remove the stalk of fruits or berries

[ verb ]
■ remove or shorten the tail of an animal
bob , dock

[ verb ]
■ go after with the intent to catch
chase , chase after , dog , give chase , go after , tag , track , trail

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