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Noun
The hindmost part of an animal
“It's also possible that an Apatosaurus tail had a highly flexible extension, equivalent to a bullwhip's popper.”
Noun
A person's buttocks
“The coach kicked Ryan in his tail.”
Noun
The final, more distant, or weaker part of something
“Tom found himself in familiar company at the back of the grid as Turkington and Thompson had also failed to finish the second race and the three of them lined up at the tail of the field.”
Noun
A person secretly following another to observe their movements
“In a scene right out of The Sopranos, a tail followed a BFI truck out of the Lincoln Tunnel one evening and nearly ran it off the road in New Jersey.”
Noun
A group of people attending or surrounding an important person
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“A comet tail.”
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The last part
“The tail of the hunting season.”
Noun
A length of hair
“She wore bleached denims with her golden tail of hair swinging.”
Noun
A female prostitute
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One who pursues
Noun
In marine mammals such as whales, a wide flat limb, adapted for swimming
Noun
A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
Noun
A thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
Noun
Cattle tail used in cooking
Noun
The thicker end of something, especially a tool or a weapon
Noun
A steady flow of liquid or gas
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Close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal
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A line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed
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The tip or furthermost part of something
Verb
To follow
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“To tail them, the private detective agency must have at least two different vehicles, so that they won't be discovered when tailing after one target.”
Verb
To walk or move slowly or wearily
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Adjective
Situated at the rear
Adjective
Coming at the end of a series
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