Definition of with one's tail between one's legs
- He lost the fight and went home with his tail between his legs.
: the rear end or a process or prolongation of the rear end of the body of an animal
: something resembling an animal's tail in shape or position: such as
: a luminous stream of particles, gases, or ions extending from a comet especially in the antisolar direction
: to follow for purposes of surveillance
: to connect end to end
: to remove the tail of (an animal) : dock
: limited as to tenure : entailed
: a limb of an animal used especially for supporting the body and for walking: such as
: one of the paired vertebrate limbs that in bipeds extend from the top of the thigh to the foot
: the part of such a limb between the knee and foot
: to use the legs in walking
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