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  Words related to tail

Related / Similar Words: stern, after part, quarter, poop, tail assembly, empennage, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, shadow, shadower, fag end, dock, bob, chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track

 

Definition:
  • the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body;
  • the rear part of a ship;
  • the rear part of an aircraft;
  • (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person''s head;
  • the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?";
  • a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements;
  • any projection that resembles the tail of an animal;
  • the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm";
  • remove the stalk of fruits or berries;
  • remove or shorten the tail of an animal;
  • go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit";

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    See Also: tag along, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

     

    Hyponyms: rattle, bobtail, bob, dock, caudal appendage, uropygium, oxtail, fluke, scut, flag, quest, hound, hunt, trace, run down

     

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

     

    Derivational Morphology: dock, bob, shadow, chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, bobtail, lead, tracker, trailing, tracking, shadower, shadowing, tailing, pursuer, chaser, pursuit, following

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: rep   Catalan: cua  
    Chinese: 尾巴   Croatian: rep  
    Danish: hale   Dutch: staart  
    Finnish: häntä and pyrstö   French: queue  
    Frisian: sturt   German: Schwanz and Schweif  
    Hungarian: farok   Icelandic: hali  
    Indonesian: ekor   Italian: chioma and coda  
    Japanese: 尻尾   Korean: 꼬리  
    Latin: cauda   Latvian: aste  
    Malayalam: വാല്‍   Norwegian: hale  
    Polish: ogon   Portuguese: rabo  
    Russian: хвост   Slovak: chvost  
    Spanish: cola   Swahili: mkia  
    Swedish: svans   Tagalog: buntot  
    Telugu: తోక  
     
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