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Definition:

  1. [noun] the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

  2. [noun] the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
    Synonyms: fag end, end

  3. [noun] any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    Synonyms: end

  4. [noun] 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: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass

  5. [noun] a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
    Synonyms: shadow, shadower

  6. [noun] (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

  7. [noun] the rear part of an aircraft
    Synonyms: assembly, empennage

  8. [noun] the rear part of a ship
    Synonyms: stern, after part, quarter, poop

  9. [verb] go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
    Synonyms: chase, chase after, trail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track

  10. [verb] remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    Synonyms: dock, bob

  11. [verb] remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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