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Synonyms for tail

follow

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on someone's tail

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  • close behind someone
  • hard on someone's heels
  • following someone closely
  • tailing someone

turn tail

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Synonyms for tail

the hindmost part of something

something that follows or is drawn along behind

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

tail away: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

Synonyms for tail

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

the time of the last part of something

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any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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

the rear part of a ship

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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References in periodicals archive ?
With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage, it is one of the most easily recognisable horse breeds in the world.
The Arabian horse was developed through selective breeding, creating the distinctive head profile (the 'dished' nose) and dashingly high tail carriage. Based in Saudi Arabia, Lady Anne Blunt (1837-1917) helped to protect the purity of the Arabian breed and began to import them into the UK.
With a distinctive head and high tail carriage, the Arabian horse is one of the most easily recognizable breeds in the world.
Despite an odd tail carriage, Theology hacked up last time at Goodwood in a decent time against ordinary rivals.
With a unique head shape and high tail carriage, the Arabian has the features that make it one of the most effortlessly recognised breeds in the world.