Definitions For Tail


  • 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
  • To follow (someone) closely
  • To move in a line that is not straight


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

Is Tail a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tail is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tail in a Sentence

  • The police had been tailing the suspect for several miles.
  • She is constantly tailed by the press.
  • The pitch tailed away from the batter.

Synonyms for Tail

Antonyms for Tail

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