English dictionary definition of:



  • the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • the rear part of a ship
  • the rear part of an aircraft
  • (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
  • the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
  • any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
  • the time of the last part of something


  • remove the stalk of fruits or berries
  • remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  • go after with the intent to catch


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list ai words - set 1 and learn about the word tail in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for tail

Scrabble score = 4

generated at 18:23:58 on 18-01-20

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