"tails" in the noun sense
the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
2. fag end, tail, tail end
the time of the last part of something
"the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"
"the tail of the storm"
3. tail, tail end
any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
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?"
5. tail, shadow, shadower
a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
7. tail, tail assembly, empennage
the rear part of an aircraft
8. stern, after part, quarter, poop, tail
the rear part of a ship
"tails" in the verb sense
1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
go after with the intent to catch
"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"
"the dog chased the rabbit"
2. dock, tail, bob
remove or shorten the tail of an animal
remove the stalk of fruits or berries
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