Definitions of tail:
  • 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 an aircraft
  • noun:   (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
  • noun:   a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
  • noun:   any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
  • noun:   the time of the last part of something
    Example: "The tail of the storm"
  • noun:   the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • noun:   the rear part of a ship
  • verb:   remove the stalk of fruits or berries
  • verb:   remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • verb:   go after with the intent to catch
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #77366)

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