tail end


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tail end

n.
1. The hindmost part.
2. The very end; the conclusion.

tail end

n
the last, endmost, or final part

tail′ end′


n.
2. the concluding or final part; tag end: the tail end of a lecture.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tail end - the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
2.tail end - any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
3.tail end - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit ontail end - 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?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

tail end

noun
The hindmost part of something:
Translations

tail end

n (of party, meeting) → fine f; (of train, procession) → coda
to be at the tail end of the procession/queue → essere in coda alla processione/in fondo alla coda
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, it was such a thundering poor success that it raised wondering scowls all along the line, and a gorgeous flunkey at the tail end of it raised his whip; but I jumped in time and was under it when it fell; and under cover of the volley of coarse laughter which fol- lowed, I spoke up sharply and warned the king to take no notice.
The tail end of this procession was climbing the market house stairs when the twins arrived in its neighborhood; when they reached the hall, it was full of people, torches, smoke, noise, and enthusiasm.
When Captain Hansen lighted the fuse and hooked the fish hook into the tail end of a native's loin cloth, that native was smitten with so an ardent a desire for the shore that he forgot to shed the loin cloth.
The extraordinary timber projections which I have seen in no other vessel made her square stern resemble the tail end of a miller's waggon.
So that is the tail end of the telegram which Godfrey Staunton dispatched within a few hours of his disappearance.
Everybody 'ud be wanting bread made o' tail ends and everybody 'ud be running after everybody else to preach to
They said that another major issue being faced by the farmers having lands at the tail ends of the irrigation system was the direct watercourse connections from the canals which the Supreme Court had ordered to be closed down, as they caused water shortages in canals and as a result water did not reach the tail end of the system and lands there were affected.
Pagasa also said the tail end of the cold front is expected to bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Bicol region and the provinces of Samar and Quezon.
Metro Manila and most parts of Luzon will have cloudy skies and scattered rain due to the tail end of a cold front, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.
HYDERABAD -- The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has complained that despite high flow of water in Indus river and ongoing monsoon rains, the farmers in tail end areas irrigated by the canals of Sukkur and Kotri barrages were facing water shortage.
Badin -- The irrigation officials have again opened the closed outfalls of Akram wah through alleged 'given take' despite verdict of Supreme Court of closing all outfalls of Akram Wah as water be ensured to the small growers at tail end.
MIRPURKHAS -- An emergency meeting of leaders of Tail End Growers Welfare Association Nara Canal was held here on Friday.