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tail end

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fag end, tail, tail endnoun

    the time of the last part of something

    "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"

  2. tail, tail endnoun

    any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

  3. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assnoun

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"


  1. tail endnoun

    The rear end of anything; of a person or animal, the butt, buttocks; hindquarters, rump.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tail end in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tail end in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tail end in a Sentence

  1. Michael Brown:

    Fortunately the engines are in good condition on the tail end, at the wreckage site and will allow for a thorough examination.

  2. Matt Barreto:

    This is happening in an off year, in an off month -- we are on the tail end of summer -- so there was a lot of hand ringing in the summer, but no one was paying attention to the recall. There was no enthusiasm gap because there was no enthusiasm, the fact that it is all coming in the last month is normal and it just makes sense to me.

  3. Admiral Markets ' Darren Sinden:

    European stocks are still probably the best choice in a limited range of options, there's not much incentive to hold bonds, and the U.S. is at the tail-end of a bull run, so it's hard to justify putting your money there. Nevertheless, in Europe, I still have some concerns about the domestic European economic recovery.

  4. Wan Zulkiflee:

    We are at the tail end of the process and are confident of the outcome.

  5. Cynda Mullikin:

    He worked his little tail end off. That boy made so much money.

Translations for tail end

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  • نهاية الذيلArabic
  • extrémité de la queueFrench
  • staartzijde, staartkantDutch
  • зад, коне́ц, хвостRussian

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    a state of dishonor
    • A. vigorish
    • B. hodgepodge
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