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tail

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tail

  1. 1 a body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person <the tail that accompanies the prince wherever he goes> Synonyms entourage, following, posse, retinue, suite, cortege, trainRelated Words crew, personnel, staff; court; assistant, attendant, helper, retainer

  2. 2 the part of the body upon which someone sits <get your tail in here> Synonyms backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, buttocks, tail end, tush [slang]Related Words beam, stern; moon [slang]

  3. 3 a behind part or surface <the tail of the ship> Synonyms back, reverse, rearAntonyms face, forehead, forepart, front


tail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tail

  1. to go after or on the track of <tailed my brother-in-law to see where he was going at that time of the evening> Synonyms bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, follow, trace, track, trailRelated Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms headAntonyms guide, lead, pilot


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