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Noun: tails  teylz
  1. Formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
    - dress suit, full dress, tailcoat, tail coat, white tie, white tie and tails
Noun: tail  teyl
  1. The posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  2. The time of the last part of something
    "the tail of the storm";
    - fag end [informal], tail end
  3. Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    - tail end
  4. [N. Amer, informal] The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    "he deserves a good kick in the tail";
    - buttocks, nates [technical], butt [N. Amer, informal], backside, bum [Brit, informal], buns [N. Amer, informal], can [N. Amer, informal], fundament, hindquarters, hind end, posterior, rear [informal], rear end [informal], rump, stern [informal], seat, tail end, tooshie [informal], tush [N. Amer, informal], bottom, behind, derriere, bahookie [UK, dialect, informal], botty [informal], heinie [US, informal], duff [N. Amer, informal], booty [N. Amer, informal], patootie [US, informal], tushy [N. Amer, informal], derrière
  5. A spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
    - shadow, shadower
  6. (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
  7. The rear part of an aircraft
    - tail assembly, empennage
  8. The rear part of a ship
    - stern, after part, quarter, poop
  9. [vulgar] Obscene term for female genitals
  10. [vulgar] Girls or women that are regarded as sexually desirable
    - totty [Brit, informal], tottie [Brit, informal]
  11. (statistics) the part of a distribution most distant from the mode
Verb: tail  teyl
  1. Go after with the intent to catch
    "The policeman tailed the mugger down the alley";
    - chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
  2. Remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    - dock, bob
  3. Remove the stalk of fruits or berries

Sounds like: tail, tale, tael, t, tails, tales

Derived forms: tailses

See also: tag along

Type of: appendage, back, body part, cut, end, ending, evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, follow, follower, formalwear, outgrowth, pinch, process, projection, pursue, rear, reverse, spy, top, verso

Antonym: head

Part of: body, coin, craniate, fuselage, ship, torso, trunk, vertebrate

Encyclopedia: Tails, you win!