Thesaurus

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 of tail entourage, following, posse, retinue, suite, cortege, trainWords Related to tail 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 of tail 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]Words Related to tail beam, stern; moon [slang]

  3. 3 a behind part or surface the tail of the ship Synonyms of tail back, reverse, rearAntonyms of tail 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 of tail bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, follow, trace, track, trailWords Related to tail accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms of tail headAntonyms of tail guide, lead, pilot



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tail? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!