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tail
teɪl
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
  2. The rear part of a ship.
  3. The rear part of an aircraft.
  4. The reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head.
  5. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
  6. A spy employed to follow someone and report their movements.
  7. Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal.
  8. The time of the last part of something.
(动) As a verb
  1. Remove the stalk of fruits or berries.
  2. Remove or shorten the tail of an animal.
  3. Go after with the intent to catch.
Hyphenationtail
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (形) adjective
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尾部wěibùback part; rear or tail section
后部hòubùback section
辫子biànziplait; braid; pigtail; a mistake or shortcoming that may be exploited by an opponent; handle
随员suíyuánattendant
特务tèwuspecial assignment (military); special agent; operative; spy
燕尾服yàn wěi fúswallow-tailed coat; tails
踪迹zōngjìtracks; trail; footprint; trace; vestige
尾子wěizitail; end; small change; odd sum remaining after large round number
wěitail; remainder; remnant; extremity; sixth of the 28 constellations; measure word for fish
尾巴wěibatail; colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
盯梢dīngshāoto follow somebody; to tail; to shadow
蹑迹nièjìto follow somebody's tracks; to tail
钉梢dīngshāoto follow somebody; to tail; to shadow; also written 盯梢
跟踪gēnzōngto follow somebody's tracks; to tail; to shadow; tracking
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