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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


Synonymstail


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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