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English noun: tail end

1. tail end (time) the time of the last part of something

SamplesThe fag end of this crisis-ridden century.
The tail of the storm.

Synonymsfag end, tail

Broader (hypernym)end, ending

2. tail end (shape) any projection that resembles the tail of an animal


Broader (hypernym)projection

3. tail end (body) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

SamplesHe deserves a good kick in the butt.
Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?.

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

Broader (hypernym)body part

Part meronymbody, torso, trunk

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