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Translation of "tail" - English-Spanish dictionary

tail

noun   /teɪl/
the long, narrow part that sticks out from the back of an animal’s body cola 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 con el rabo entre las piernas The losing team went off with their tails between their legs.
(Definition of tail from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tail

noun /teil/
the part of an animal, bird or fish that sticks out behind the rest of its body cola The dog wagged its tail A fish swims by moving its tail.
anything which has a similar function or position cola the tail of an aircraft/comet.
-tailed suffix
having a (certain size, type etc of) tail de cola… a black-tailed duck a long-tailed dog.
tails noun, adverb
(on) the side of a coin that does not have the head of the sovereign etc on it cruz He tossed the coin and it came up tails.
tail-end noun
the very end or last part cola, parte final; extremo the tail-end of the procession.
tail light noun
the ( usually red) light on the back of a car, train etc luz trasera He followed the tail lights of the bus.
tailwind noun
a wind coming from behind viento de cola We sailed home with a tailwind.
tail off phrasal verb
to become fewer, smaller or weaker (at the end) disminuir, menguar His interest tailed off towards the end of the film.
( also tail away) (of voices etc) to become quieter or silent irse debilitando, ir disminuyendo (poco a poco/gradualmente) His voice tailed away into silence.
(Definition of tail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “tail”
in Korean 꼬리…
in Arabic ذَيْل, ذَنَب…
in Malaysian ekor…
in French queue…
in Russian хвост, конец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 尾巴, 尾狀物…
in Italian coda…
in Turkish kuyruk, uç kısım…
in Polish ogon…
in Vietnamese đuôi, phần đuôi…
in Portuguese rabo, cauda…
in Thai หาง (สัตว์), ส่วนท้าย (เครื่องบิน, เรือ)…
in German der Schwanz…
in Catalan cua…
in Japanese しっぽ, 尾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 尾巴, 尾状物…
in Indonesian ekor…
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