Translation of "tail" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /teɪl/ us /teɪl/

the long, narrow part that sticks out from the back of an animal’s body

The dog is happy to see you – he’s wagging / his tail. Il cane è felice di vederti – sta scodinzolando.
with your tail between your legs

feeling ashamed and embarrassed because you have failed or made a mistake

con la coda tra le gambe
The losing team went off with their tails between their legs. La squadra perdente se n’è andata via con la coda tra le gambe.

(Translation of “tail” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)