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Noun: tail end  teyl end
  1. The time of the last part of something
    "the tail end of this crisis-ridden century";
    - fag end, tail
  2. Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    - tail
  3. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    - buttocks, nates, butt, backside, bum, buns [N. Amer], can [N. Amer, informal], fundament, hindquarters, hind end, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tooshie, tush [N. Amer], bottom, behind, derriere, heinie [US], patootie [US], tushy [N. Amer], derrière

Derived forms: tail ends

Type of: body part, end, ending, projection

Part of: body, torso, trunk