Definition of wagtail
: any of various chiefly Old World oscine birds (family Motacillidae) related to the pipits and having a long tail that they habitually jerk up and down
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WAGTAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wagtail for English Language Learners
: a small European bird that has a long tail which regularly moves up and down
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