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tailing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • the reporter's constant tailing of the candidate resulted in an exclusive scoop

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tailing

verb
present participle of tail

Synonyms & Antonyms of tailing (Entry 2 of 2)

to go after or on the track of
  • detectives tailed the suspect to see where he was going at that time of the evening

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The first known use of tailing was in 1764

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“Tailing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tailing. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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