- noun the last or hindmost part of something, in particular of the batting order in cricket.Phrasestail-end Charlie informal a crew member of a bomber aircraft who operates a gun from a rear compartment.Derivativestail-ender noun (Cricket).
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Tail end — Tail Tail, n. [AS. t[ae]gel, t[ae]gl; akin to G. zagel, Icel. tagl, Sw. tagel, Goth. tagl hair. [root]59.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. [1913 Webster] Note: The tail of mammals and reptiles… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
tail end — tail′ end′ n. 1) rear end 2) the concluding or final part; tag end: the tail end of a lecture[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425 … From formal English to slang
tail-end|er — «TAYL EHN duhr», noun. a person or thing at the tail end … Useful english dictionary
Tail-end — is a cricket term used to indicate the last few positions in a team s batting order. All eleven players in the team must take a turn to bat even if they are specialist bowlers and cannot bat well. The non batsmen are generally termed tailenders… … Wikipedia
tail end — n. 1. the rear or bottom end of anything 2. the concluding part of anything 3. Informal the buttocks … English World dictionary
tail end — index extremity (furthest point) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
tail end — ► NOUN ▪ the last or hindmost part of something, in particular the batting order in cricket … English terms dictionary
tail end — noun 1. 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? • Syn: ↑buttocks, ↑nates, ↑arse, ↑butt, ↑backside, ↑bum … Useful english dictionary
tail end — also tail end N SING: usu N of n The tail end of an event, situation, or period of time is the last part of it. Barry had obviously come in on the tail end of the conversation... This is the tail end of the season … English dictionary
tail\ end — • tag end • tail end noun informal the end, farthest to the rear, last in line, nearest the bottom, or least important. John was at the tail end of his class. Mary s part in the play came at the tag end, and she got bored waiting. Bill waited at… … Словарь американских идиом
tail end — n. very end at the tail end (of smt.) * * * [ very end ] at the tail end (of smt.) … Combinatory dictionary