Translation of "tail" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /teɪl/ us /teɪl/

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

rabo, cauda
The dog is happy to see you – he’s wagging his tail.
with your tail between your legs

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

com o rabo entre as pernas
The losing team went off with their tails between their legs.

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