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Synonyms for tail
teɪltail

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Wiktionary

  1. tailnoun

    Sexual intercourse.

    I'm gonna get me some tail tonight.

    Synonyms:
    pussy, punani, poon, ass, tang, poontang

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tailnoun

    the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  2. fag end, tail, tail endnoun

    the time of the last part of something

    "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  3. tail, tail endnoun

    any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  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, assnoun

    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?"

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, behind, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, merchantman, canful, can, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, rear, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, bum, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

    Antonyms:
    head

  5. tail, shadow, shadowernoun

    a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

    Synonyms:
    fanny, phantom, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, apparition, dark, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, vestige, tail assembly, buns, phantasm, tincture, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, fantasm, hind end, rump, keister, darkness, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, trace, tush, phantasma, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  6. tailnoun

    (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  7. tail, tail assembly, empennagenoun

    the rear part of an aircraft

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  8. stern, after part, quarter, poop, tailverb

    the rear part of a ship

    Synonyms:
    fourth, fag end, seat, nincompoop, butt, shite, quarter, shadower, can, nates, quartern, crap, shadow, fundament, low-down, posterior, buttocks, behind, shit, ninny, stern, bottom, twenty-five percent, backside, bum, empennage, fourth part, tail assembly, buns, the skinny, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, one-quarter, turd, dirt, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, fanny, rear, tush, after part, poop, one-fourth, dope, rear end

    Antonyms:
    head

  9. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackverb

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, furrow, go after, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, dog, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

    Antonyms:
    head

  10. dock, tail, bobverb

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, dog, chase after, curtsy, dock, bob, tag, track, chase, trail, go after, give chase

    Antonyms:
    head

  11. tailverb

    remove the stalk of fruits or berries

    Synonyms:
    chase after, dock, dog, trail, tag, track, chase, bob, go after, give chase

    Antonyms:
    head

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tailnoun

    Synonyms:
    end, extremity, fag-end, hinder part

  2. tailnoun

    Synonyms:
    skirt, flap

  3. tailnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Mus.) stem (of a note)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tailnoun

    Associated words:
    caudal, dock, scut, prehensile, caudate, bicaudal, rump, uropygium

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How to use tail in a sentence?

  1. Dwyane Wade:

    I put in a lot of hard work behind the scenes, i worked my tail off this summer to get to where I can still play at an elite level.

  2. Daniel Schneider:

    August was the tail end for financial support provided by the CARES Act, by the time we came back to talk to individuals in September and October, that money was gone and their fragility had risen significantly.

  3. Jason Shoup:

    Normally it's the Jason Shoup market that drives Europe, given the relative sizes of the two markets, but the tail has been wagging the dog in the last six months, with European spreads getting squeezed tighter and tighter.

  4. Thomas Donaldson:

    That's a no brainer, you've got a tiger by the tail there.

  5. Hermes Gadelha:

    If you want to see the real beating of the tail, you need to move with the sperm and rotate with the sperm. So it's almost like you needed to make a( camera) really tiny and stick it to the head of the sperm.


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