tail

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tail is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Homophone[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
tail

Plural
tails

This animal has a thick, soft tail
  1. (countable) A tail is a long, thin part on the back end of an animal.
    The dog wags his tail (moves his tail quickly from side to side) when he sees his friend.


Verb[change]

Plain form
tail

Third-person singular
tails

Past tense
tailed

Past participle
tailed

Present participle
tailing

  1. (transitive) If you tail someone, you follow them without them noticing; you observe them.